Queenslanders defying warnings to slip, slop and slap

Source: Courier Mail, April 2017

QUEENSLANDERS are snubbing sun cancer warnings as the latest data from Queensland Health shows more than half admit to being recently sunburnt.

In 2016, 56 per cent of adults had suffered at least one case of sunburn in the past year, sparking an urgent sunsmart warning from the Cancer Council Queensland.

Sunburn and skin cancers are among the main reasons Queenslanders visit their GP.

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