May — Skin Cancer Awareness Month 

May Health Focus: Week 1

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Skin cancer is the most common type of cancer in the United States. In fact, more people are diagnosed with skin cancer each year in the U.S. than all other cancers combined. The most dangerous kind of skin cancer is called melanoma. Skin cancer can almost always be cured when it’s found and treated early — even melanoma. Find out if you are at high risk for skin cancer. 

Skin Cancer Screening 

If you and your family spend a lot of time in the car, remember that a car’s front windshield offers significant protection from UVA rays but the side windows are less protected. 

Sun Risk From Side Windows 

 

When we are happy, we aren’t merely coping with life and getting by. Happiness makes us feel as though we’re thriving. Many of us could use a little more happiness! Let’s take some time to learn about the experiences and drivers that lead to and improve happiness and the different types of happiness — the science of happiness.  

 

Overview of Happiness 

What is Happiness 

Happiness Activity and Tools 

 

The great outdoors offers a wide variety of outdoor activities. Both of these articles provide great ideas for outdoor adventures you can do right in your own area to enjoy on the weekend or for a staycation.  

 

Active Vacationing 

New Activities to Try When Traveling: Geocaching and Disc Golf 

 

Cook up something new! 

 

Sweet & Spicy Red Lentil Dip 

Apricot-Lemon Roast Chicken 

Barley with Cilantro & Garlic 

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