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General tips for UV protection 
Too much sun exposure can lead to skin disease, including skin cancer !
Do you think tanned skin looks good? Many people do. Exercise and activities outdoor are good, but just be careful not to get too much sun exposure. Did you know sun overexposure can lead to skin diseases including skin cancer? 

According to scientists, 50 to 80 percent of your lifetime sun exposure to UV rays occurs by the age of 18 to 20 years old. Therefore it is important for young people to protect themselves from sun overexposure.

General tips
 
- Stay out of the sun at midday (10 a.m.- 4 p.m.)- Wear a wide (at least 3") brimmed hat- Wear sunglasses that provide 99-100% protection from UVA and UVB.- Cover your skin as much as you can with closely woven clothing. Long sleeved shirts are a good idea, too.- Use sunscreen/sunblock whenever you go outside and reapply every 2 hours. - Experts recommend avoiding using tanning beds and parlors.
 

 
 
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