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Your Summer Sunscreen Guide: Who, What, Where, When and How Much

May 10, 201611 min
With the arrival of warmer weather children and adults are ready to enjoy the outdoors. But with summer fun, it is also important to keep your skin safe.Overexposure to the sun causes sunburn, premature aging of the skin, wrinkling, and skin cancer, including melanoma.Simply staying in the shade is one of the best ways to limit your UV exposure. If you are going to be in the sun, slop on sunscreen (SPF 30 or higher).Rex Largen, MD, a dermatologist with Nebraska Dermatology is here to explain how you can limit your dangerous exposure and help prevent burns and long-term damage by covering exposed areas when possible, wearing hats, and using the wide variety of sunscreens available in most stores and pharmacies.

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