It’s only October but looking back on 2017, it’s difficult not to be impressed by what we’ve accomplished this year and our plans for 2018. In total, seven states (AL, AZ, FL, LA, OH, UT and WA) signed SUNucate into law. Five states (MA, MI, NJ, PA and RI) still have pending legislation—and their legislatures … More A look back at 2017 and excitement for 2018
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Even with the end of summer less than a month away, ASDSA has stayed busy promoting sunscreen use for students and working to prevent skin cancer. ASDSA has started a new initiative, offering to provide free skin cancer screenings to legislators when they hold public events in their districts. Our first event was a success … More Congressional skin cancer screenings and other big announcements
It isn’t always enough to ensure children apply—and re-apply—sunscreen, which is why ASDSA member Amy L. Brodsky, MD, President of the Pediatric Sun Protection Foundation, continues her effort to “Connect Clothing to Change.” This initiative works to lower the incidence of melanoma and Dr. Brodsky has brought together R5, Mott 50 and the Chicago Cubs … More ASDSA member promotes sun-safe clothing with the Chicago Cubs