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The risk of can­cer for driv­ers

Woman's Own - - HEALTH LIVE WELL -

Spend a lot of time in your car? Your right hand side could be at risk. Glass blocks UVB rays which can cause sun­burn, but it won’t (un­less coated or tinted) block UVA rays, which can lead to skin can­cer. ‘Most der­ma­tol­o­gists will know of “lorry driver’s ear”,’ says Dr Gach from Spire Parkway Hos­pi­tal in Soli­hull. ‘Hat-wear­ing can help.’

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