-- Robert Preidt
SATURDAY, July 16 (HealthDay News) -- As you enjoy outdoor
activities this summer, don't forget to keep sun safety in
The sun on your skin may feel nice, but it brings certain risks.
For example, people who had just one major sunburn when they were a
child or teen have more than double the risk of developing
melanoma, the most dangerous kind of skin cancer, later in life,
according to the Skin Cancer Foundation.
Dermatologists at the University of Michigan Health System offer
the following tips:
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency outlines the
health effects of sun overexposure.
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