Skin Cancer Prevention


“Blondes…produce less melanin, which give skin its color and helps shield it from UV rays.  This means less protection for the scalp, and a higher risk of melanoma.  So you blondes out there, wear a hat when the sun is strong.”  ~ Healthy Utah July 2013

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Coach Lora Erickson is an Ironman All-World athlete and certified running and triathlon coach recently competing in the Ironman 70.3 World Championships in Africa in 2018. Lora was born and raised in Colorado and was to run for the University and Utah & Utah State University where she obtained a degree in Community Health Education with duel minors in Chemistry and Nutrition. Coach Lora has a true passion for health promotion and loves to share her experiences. Learn more: About Coach Lora Erickson