The sun is the primary source of excessive ultraviolet (UV) radiation, which is the cause of most skin cancers. Immediate adverse effects of excessive exposure are sunburn and eye damage; longer effects include premature aging of the skin and skin cancer.
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A good overview of what too much sun exposure can do to your skin. You'll also find tips to help you protect yourself and your family from getting too much sun.
Facts for parents of teens who like to tan.
Letters, fliers, facts and a video explaining the importance of being smart in the sun.
Tips for parents on providing skin cancer protection for their kids and teenagers.
Want to get a good overview of what too much sun exposure can do to your skin? Here you’ll find tips to help you protect yourself and your family from getting too much sun.
Have a question about being smart in the sun? The information here will help keep you and your family sun-smart this summer.
Test your knowledge to see how much you know about being safe in the sun.
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Do you want to make your community more sun savvy? Learn how here.
A forecast of the day’s peak UV intensity.
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