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When “Feeling the Burn” is NOT a Good Thing

Sunburns may seem like a given after a day at the beach, but you should really consider them potentially harmful wounds. Skin cancer is the most common cancer in this country, and UV light exposure is its most preventable risk factor. So why, in 2014, did one-third of surveyed adults report suffering a sunburn? According…

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Learn to Spot (and Survive) Dangerous Rip Currents

National Rip Current Awareness Week is June 3-9 School ends this week for most children in our area and that means more weekend trips to the beach to enjoy the sand and waves. On these trips parents always make sure to pack plenty of sunscreen, water, snacks, and a few extra towels—we don’t want anyone…

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June is Rip Current Awareness Month

Don’t Get Swept Away: Know How to Escape a Rip Current School ends this week for most children in eastern North Carolina and that means more weekend trips to the beach to enjoy the sand and waves. Most of us heading for the coast worry mainly about protecting our children (and ourselves) from sunburn or…

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