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Sunscreen - Do I really need to use it? What is SPF? Can I get sunburned if I am swimming under wa

Summer is here and with all the fun of pool time and BBQs comes the risk of sun exposure. Sunlight is essential for synthesis of Vitamin D and affects our mood, however, ultraviolet (UV) rays can cause damaging effects on the skin including sunburn, skin cancer and premature aging. In addition to using protective clothing and avoiding sun exposure during the peak of the day, there are many varieties of over-the-counter (OTC) sunscreens available. How do you choose which sunscreen to purchase? Make sure your sunscreen is broad spectrum and covers for both UVA rays and UVB rays, which are the type of radiation that causes sunburn, damages skin and can contribute to skin cancer. The sun pro

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