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Preventing Skin Cancer and Mosquito Bites in the Age of Zika

Dr. David Buller - Friday, 18 November 2016 01:53

In February 2016, the World Health Organization (WHO) declared a global public health emergency in response to the potential pandemic of the Zika virus. To prevent transmission, WHO advises persons who travel to affected regions to avoid mosquito bites by wearing protective clothing, hats, and insect repellent. This advice is very similar to WHO’s recommended skin cancer prevention practices.


Observing and Recording Sun Safe Behaviors

Dr. David Buller - Thursday, 15 May 2014 11:11

Have you ever wondered how often people wear sun protection clothing, don wide-brimmed hats, or use shade structures – or how that kind of data can be collected?


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