iM Sports Sleeves Blog — sun protection for athletes
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by: Will Slater According to the Skin Cancer Foundation there are two million cases of skin cancer diagnosed in the U.S. each year. It is the most common form of cancer and one in five Americans will develop skin cancer during their lifetime. The prevalence of some types of skin cancer has increased by over 800% since 1970. There’s little doubt that the intensity of the sun’s rays has been rising steadily over the last few decades due to the depletion of our ozone layer. Most athletes spend a great deal of time outdoors in the full sun. Running,...
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