Coffee Break: My skin

Lizzo performs onstage at Coachella on April 21 in Indio, Calif.
Lizzo performs onstage at Coachella on April 21 in Indio, CA. (Emma McIntyre | Getty Images for Coachella)

The first Monday in May is Melanoma Monday, leading into Skin Cancer Awareness Month.

Do you wear your sunscreen? Do you get your moles checked? Here are a few statistics for you:

--One in five Americans will develop skin cancer by the age of 70.
--More than two people die of skin cancer in the U.S. every hour.
--Having five or more sunburns doubles your risk for melanoma.
--When detected early, the five-year survival rate for melanoma is 99 percent.

What we're saying is -- your skin is a big deal, so protect it!

And for today's 9:30 Coffee Break, what songs do you want to hear that center around "skin"?

Respond with your song ideas in the comments below.

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Songs played

Death Cab for Cutie - Summer Skin
Frank Sinatra - I've Got You Under My Skin
Lloyd Cole And The Commotions - Perfect Skin
Hole - Celebrity Skin
Cloud Cult - Living on the Outside of Your Skin
Luscious Jackson - Under Your Skin
Lizzo - My Skin
Bob Dylan - Leopard-Skin Pill-Box Hat


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