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RI Offering Free Skin Cancer Screenings At State Beaches and Parks

Posted on AllSides July 12th, 2023
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RHODE ISLAND — Going to the beach is one of Rhode Island's great summer pastimes, but for those that often go, skin cancer can be a risk. Between Friday and mid-August, the Rhode Island Department of Health (RIDOH), Brown Dermatology and partners statewide will offer free skin cancer screenings at certain Rhode Island parks and beaches on six dates. "Along with seeking shade and using a broad-spectrum sunscreen with an SPF of 30 or more, getting a skin check is the most important thing you can do to protect against...

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