Sun Safety Tips

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This eight-page handout educates people about ways to stay safe in the sun to lower the risk of skin cancer. It explains that exposure to ultraviolet (UV) rays in natural sunlight and tanning lamps or beds can harm skin over time, and lists ways in which UV rays can damage skin, including skin cancer. It contains basic information about sun exposure, and provides recommendations for ways people can protect themselves from skin damage. The document discusses how to choose a sunscreen and includes instructions on how to use sunscreen, recommending products with broad spectrum coverage and a Sun Protection Factor (SPF) of 30 or higher.

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Health Information Translations
Medical Review:
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The English language resource was created or reviewed by a medical professional for quality and accuracy.
Development Method:
Translation from English text
Translation Review:
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A qualified translation company performed an independent review by a second translator, and a client advocate.
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Keywords:
Skin, Skin neoplasms, Sunscreening agents
Copyright:
In the Public Domain
Date Last Reviewed:
1/1/2013
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