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New Research Reveals That People Who Play This Sport Have a 240% Increased Risk of Skin Cancer

Golfers in Australia have a 2.4 times higher risk of skin cancer than the general population, with one in four diagnosed, according to a study by the University of South Australia. Despite golf’s health benefits, the study advises players to prioritize sun protection.

Golf is a game open to all, bridging the gap between different generations, abilities, and backgrounds. It offers an ideal mix of physical activity, social interaction, and outdoor enjoyment.

However, reconsider before you prepare to swing. Recent research from the University of South Australia reveals that golfers are at a heightened risk of skin cancer compared to the overall population.

Conducted with global partners, the study shows that one in four golfers had received a skin cancer diagnosis, indicating a 2.4 times greater risk of the disease.

The study is the first to explore the prevalence of skin cancers among an…

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