Donation Supports Illinois Playground’s Shade Structures

Shade structures can play an important role in minimizing children’s overexposure to the sun, which is essential to preventing skin cancer later in life. Thanks to a generous donation from Dr. Amy Brodsky and the Pediatric Sun Protection Foundation, shade structures were purchased and installed at the Jewett Park preschool playground in Deerfield, Illinois. For … More Donation Supports Illinois Playground’s Shade Structures

CDC Publishes New “Power of Prevention” Fact Sheet on Skin Cancer

A recent fact sheet on skin cancer issued by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDS) reports that close to 5 million people are treated for skin cancer every year in the United States. The annual cost of treating skin cancers is estimated to be $8.1 billion. The fact sheet highlights the role communities … More CDC Publishes New “Power of Prevention” Fact Sheet on Skin Cancer