Melanoma Monday Warns About The Dangers of Sun Exposure
Today is Melanoma Monday, a national day to bring awareness to the dangers of sun exposure. Dr. Susan Taylor is a dermatologist with Univ. of Penn. Hospital. Dr. Taylor urges people to make the right decision before going out for extended periods of time.
“Use 30 block or better that is water resistant and if you’re going to be out longer than two hours, apply it again.”
Dr. Taylor also warns against the use of tanning beds. Taylor says, there no safe way to get a tan and adds, the increase in skin cancer with younger women is possibly due to the use of tanning beds. Dr. Taylor was a guest on WNPV'S New AM-Edition Monday morning with Darryl Berger
Lansdale Borough: Clean Up After Your Pets
Lansdale Borough officials are asking residents to clean up after their dogs. The request is the result of complaints from users of the parks, though the problems crops up elsewhere as well. Council Vice President, Mary Fuller, says its just a matter of respect for the community.
“We just want to remind pet owners to be considerate of others who also walk in the park, particularly children. There not always looking where they’re walking.”
Fuller also points out that the rules and regulations of Borough parks require dog owners to clean up after their pets.