The number of people diagnosed with skin cancer is rising across the country and in Michigan. To protect yourself limit the amounts of excessive sun exposure and always wear a minimum of SPF 30 sunscreen. If you notice a skin spot that is changing see your doctor. A biopsy may be required. For more information, call the Health Access line at 1.800.248.6777; or click here. Health tips are brought to you by [b]Northern Michigan Regional Hospital and 9&10 News[/b].