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What’s a UV Index?!

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Because May is Melanoma/Skin Cancer Detection and Prevention Month, we are going to continue talking about what you need to know when it comes to preventing skin cancer. If you remember, last week, we discussed sunscreen, sunburns, and how UV light or UV radiation causes sunburns. This week’s topic is how to decipher the UV Index.

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Sunscreen isn’t just for Summer

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Last week, we discussed why Nevadan’s need to take extra precaution when it comes to preventing skin cancer and what you can do to reduce your risk of skin damage and sunburns. This week, we are continuing with Melanoma/Skin Cancer Detection and Prevention Month by talking about sunscreen — it’s not just for summer!

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Melanoma Monday

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Did you know that May is Melanoma/Skin Cancer Detection and Prevention Month? And to kick off the first day of May — Hooray! Hooray! — is National Melanoma Monday. So, what is National Melanoma Monday?

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It’s Been a While!

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It’s been a while since we have updated our blog and it’s about time that we remedy this! Today’s topic: What has NPHF been up to? In short, A LOT! The Nevada Public Health Foundation has been promoting public health initiatives across the state of Nevada.