Lake Forest, Illinois (PRWEB) June 22, 2012
Illinois-based insurance agency, Price Insurance, provides tips to ensure that Illinois residents are being smart when it comes to the powerful sun this summer. While it may seem harmless to lie out on the beach and bask in the warm rays, this could not be further from the truth. If local residents are not careful, they may be visiting their doctor sooner than later and diagnosed with skin cancer. In addition to providing Illinois life insurance and health insurance quotes, Price Insurance hopes to help protect Illinois residents by offering tips to reduce the risk of such a deadly disease.
According to Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, skin cancer is the most common form of cancer in the U.S. In 2011, 76,330 U.S. residents were diagnosed with skin cancer, according to the American Cancer Society. This statistic can be broken down into 43,890 men and 32,440 women. Out of those people, 11,980 people in the U.S. died. These numbers are alarming and for this reason, the agency offers this advice: