Fredericksburg Parent

May 2017

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2 Fredericksburg Parent and Family • May 2017 Family Medicine: Ladysmith Campus 18020 Jefferson Davis Hwy. Ruther Glen | 804.448.0198 Lee's Hill/Reese Campus 10620 Spotsylvania Ave. Fredericksburg | 540.374.3150 Cosner Campus 4535 Spotsylvania Pkwy. Fredericksburg | 540.374.3160 Primary Care: South Stafford Campus 11 Smoke House Dr., Ste. 101 Fredericksburg | 540.370.0295 Spring has sprung, and with summer right around the corner, families are making their way outdoors to soak up the sun. While outdoor activities are a lot of fun, it's important to keep your children protected, as it only takes a few serious sunburns to increase skin cancer risk later in life. Whenever you're outdoors with your children, keep them—and yourself—protected by seeking out shade where available, wearing a hat and sunglasses to shade the face, scalp, ears, and neck, and be sure to use a sunscreen with at least 15 SPF and UVA/UVB protection. Even if your sunscreen is waterproof, it's important to reapply often throughout the day for the best protection. Find expert care for you and your family at It's all sun and games until somebody gets burned. Here for You Health Tip 23 no.

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