Jun 27, 2017

Suntans on children 'are not healthy'

A few said they had allowed their children to use sun beds. Repeated sun exposure can lead to skin cancer in later life. "People who spend more than 15 minutes in the sun on any given day, should apply sun protection factor 15 or higher." "A suntan is your skin's way of trying to protect itself from too much sun. And a sunburn is a clear sign that your skin has been damaged." "While everyone needs a little bit of sun for vitamin D, most children and adults get enough from a short amount of time outside, less than it takes to burn."

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