You can have a positive influence on how you think, feel, and act when you are older simply by changing how you think, feel, and act now. Staying healthy, fit, active, and happy are keys to aging gracefully.
Skin cancer is the most common cancer in the United States, yet most skin cancers can be prevented. Every year, there are 63,000 new cases of and 9,000 deaths from melanoma—the deadliest form of skin cancer. Ultraviolet (UV) exposure is the most common cause of skin cancer. A CDC study shows that the majority of Americans are not using sunscreen regularly to protect themselves from the sun’s harmful UV rays.