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Jun 25, 2013, 08:30 ET
Look for hats with 2.5" and larger brims and a UPF rating of 50 to stay protected in the sun.  (PRNewsFoto/The Headwear Association)

The Headwear Association to Host Sixth Annual Hat Day in the Sun to Protect Against Harmful Sun Damage

 Skin cancer is the most common of all cancers, and 90 percent of all skin cancers are caused by sun over-exposure.  On Wednesday, June...

Jun 20, 2012, 08:35 ET

The Headwear Association Launches Fourth Annual Hat Day in the Sun

 Skin cancer is the most common of all cancers, and 90 percent of all skin cancers are caused by sun overexposure. On, Wednesday, June 20th,...

Jun 15, 2010, 08:00 ET

The Headwear Association Kicks Off Hat Day in the Sun on June 18

To promote the benefits of wearing the right hat to protect against skin cancer, premature skin damage and the advance aging process, The Headwear...

Dec 09, 2009, 13:43 ET

The Headwear Association Gives Away Thousands of Warm Hats to Shelters and Non-Profit Organizations Nationwide

It's common knowledge that you lose as much as 80 percent of your body heat through your head. As temperatures plummet outside, wearing a hat...

Oct 20, 2009, 06:58 ET

Hats Off to 2010 Headwear Hall of Fame Inductees

Three showbiz icons and three modern day performers were chosen as the newest inductees into the Headwear Hall of Fame today announced...

Sep 09, 2009, 07:58 ET

The Headwear Association Reveals Winner of 2009 Hat Person of the Year

Brad Pitt can add one more award to his mantle. He has been crowned the winner of The Headwear Association's Hat Person of the Year, an annual...

Sep 01, 2009, 07:58 ET

The Headwear Association Reveals Stylish and Affordable Hat Trends for Fall/Winter Season

Need something to spruce up your fall and winter wardrobe during this gloomy economy? Hats are the most practical accessory to refresh your...

Jul 21, 2009, 07:58 ET

Online Voting Begins for The Headwear Association's Hat Person of the Year

For the first time in The Headwear Association's 101 year history, it will crown one person as Hat Person of the Year. The male and female...

Jun 11, 2009, 08:00 ET

The Headwear Association Kicks Off the Beginning of Summer With a National Public Awareness Campaign - Hat Day in the Sun

Thousands of free hats will be distributed to promote the benefit of wearing the right hat to protect against the harmful rays of the sun...

Dec 08, 2008, 12:04 ET

The Headwear Association Kicks-off 2nd Annual National 'Headwear for the Homeless' Campaign on December 10

When temperatures dip below freezing, wearing a hat is one of the best ways to keep warm. Sadly, many of this nation's homeless and underprivileged...