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Fashionable Skin Care You Can Wear!
Did you know that summer weight fabrics let through an astonishing amount of the sun's damaging ultraviolet rays? Andrea Bowen of ABC's "Desperate Housewives" and Kathryn Morris of CBS's "Cold Case" will be spokespersons for a new UV-Protective t-shirt line being launched by the Sun Safety Alliance (SSA), in collaboration with the Entertainment Industries Council, Inc. (EIC). SSA has teamed up with AYANA Apparel to provide fashion-forward UV-Protective t-shirts that protect your skin while maintaining your sense of style. Proceeds from this t-shirt line will be donated to SSA for educational programs to promote skin cancer prevention (using code SSA09).
Click here to purchase your t-shirts today and see full press release here!


Remember, sun safety and skin cancer awareness is important for everyone. The Sun Safety Alliance recently worked with AOL Latino to provide sun safety facts and tips in Spanish.

Recuerda, tener conocimiento sobre la seguridad contra el sol y el cáncer de piel es importante para todos. The Sun Safety Alliance recientemente trabajo con AOL Latino para proveer recomendaciones de seguridad contra el sol y consejos en español.

 
 

Volleyball Champion and Sun Safety Alliance spokesperson, Jeff Nygaard, is speaking out about skin cancer during the 2008 AVP Tour
 
 
 
Click on the following links to learn more about Jeff's personal story and hear sun safety tips from his interviews:
 
Dallas, TX - KEOM-FM
Dallas, TX - Dallas Morning News Blog
Charleston, SC - The Post and Courier
Boulder, CO - The Colorado Daily
Atlanta, GA - Fox Atlanta
Atlanta, GA - NBC Atlanta
Charleston, SC - The Post and Courier
Jeff Nygaard is also featured on Dr. Donnica's Celebrity Speak Out. Click here to read more!
 
The Entertainment Industries Council Presents...
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The Sun Safety Alliance, Inc. (SSA), under the management of the Entertainment Industries Council, Inc. (EIC) is committed to increasing awareness of the importance of depicting sun safe behaviors in entertainment productions. In recognition of Sun Safety Week, EIC announced a Call for Entries for the 3rd Annual SunSCAN Awards. This is the first-ever recognition program created to honor entertainment productions that address sun safety and skin cancer awareness and prevention on screen.Click here for more details!
If you have seen an entertainment production that you believe deserves a commendation,please send your suggestions to  adamelio@sunsafetyalliance.org.
 
Volleyball Champ Nygaard and GMU Department Chair Join Board of Sun Safety Alliance
Reston, VA (Nov. 15, 2007) -- The Sun Safety Alliance, Dedicated to Skin Cancer Prevention (SSA) has named two new members to the organization's Board of Directors: professional volleyball player Jeff Nygaard and noted communications researcher Gary Kreps, Ph.D. Both begin their terms of office today, it was announced by Phil Schneider, newly elected Chairman of SSA.
View the complete press release
Is the public paying enough attention to sun safety?
Click here for a report and radio interview from the National Cancer Institute’s HINTS research program highlighting survey results about sun safety behaviors in America.
 
Does your creative contribution accurately depict the issue of skin cancer or the importance of sun safety? Enter the SunSCAN Awards Today!
 

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