04/18/2013 01:55 pm ET

Language Can Affect Attitude Towards Risky Sun Exposure, Study Says

Getty Images

English-speaking Hispanics in the United States are less likely to take measures to protect themselves from skin cancer than Spanish-speaking Hispanics, a new study finds.

The findings suggest that language needs to be considered when developing skin cancer prevention strategies for Hispanic Americans, according to Elliot Coups and colleagues at the Cancer Institute of New Jersey.

Read more on Health