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July is UV safety month, and it never hurts to have a reminder about the importance of being sun-safe.
Always wear sunscreen: Make sure it offers “broad spectrum” protection, is water resistant, and has a SPF of at least 15 or higher.
Limit sun exposure: If possible, avoid the sun between 10am and 2pm when its rays are strongest.
Don’t forget your eyes: Wear sunglasses that offer 100% UVA protection
The American Cancer Society estimates that one American dies from skin cancer each hour. Protect yourself!
Three out of four car seats are not used correctly. Learn how to pick the right car seat, use it properly and more with this guide.
Vacationing this summer? Besides packing sun-block and swim suits, there are other things you need to do to prepare, and USA.gov can help. Remember to:
Check for any travel warnings / alerts from the State Department for your destination
Know if your passport is required or if you only need a passport card
This guide shows proper temperatures for cooking meats to be safe during your cookouts: