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Soaking up Vitamin D from the sun’s rays can keep you from feeling lazy and also help you have stronger bones. How much sun exposure is enough to boost your morale without harming your skin and eyes?
While some exposure to sunlight can be enjoyable, too much is dangerous and hazardous to your health. Long term sun exposure can lead to extreme sun burns, skin cancer, cataracts, blurred vision and even blindness.
With this year being put in record books as the hottest year to date (examiner.com), it is a good thing the month of July has been recognized as UV safety month. Family Medical Walk-In Clinics wanted to provide a few helpful, yet simple tips, on how to keep you and your family protected during these hot, smothering summer months.
How to: Protect Yourself
These tips are provided by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention:
Q. Does a higher SPF sunscreen really help?
A. Visit this link to find out: http://www.skincancer.org/doesahigher-spfsun-protection-factorsunscreenalwaysprotect.html
To learn more about UV rays, please visit: http://www.earthgauge.net/wp-content/fact_sheets/EG_UV_Safety.pdf
The Outcome of Too Much Sun:
Pay attention to those UV’s, my friends!