Numbers to Know: Summer 2023

numbers to know summer 2023 | sun illustration

10-15 Minutes

The amount of time you should spend in the sun daily to receive its health benefits, including a boosted mood and increased vitamin D production.

numbers to know summer 2023 | one yellow flower and seven purple flowers

Early detection saves lives.

1 in 8 women in the United States will develop breast cancer in her lifetime. The American Cancer Society recommends:

  • Women with an average risk of breast cancer begin screening with a mammogram at age 40. 
  • Women between the ages of 45 and 54 get mammograms annually.
  • Women 55 and older continue yearly mammograms or switch to every other year.
numbers to know summer 2023 | children watching tv

On average, children ages 8-18 spend...

7.5 hours/day in front of a screen

4.5 hours/day in front of a television

Want to cut back on your child's screen time?

  • Incorporate tech-free time in your family’s schedule.
  • Be consistent about screen time limits.
  • Brainstorm other ways to have fun with your kids.
  • Keep electronics like computers and TVs in the main living areas of your home. 
  • Cut back on your own screen use.

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