Sun Safety Tips for Children
Sun Safety Tips for Children

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  • Children six months and younger should avoid sun exposure to prevent sunburn.
  • Covering up is the best line of defense against exposure to ultraviolet radiation.
  • High intensity activities lasting more than 15 minutes should be reduced when heat and humidity reach critical levels.
Why Do Kids Need Sunglasses?
Why Do Kids Need Sunglasses?

Article at a Glance Sunglasses protect your child’s vision from damage caused by UV rays. Look for sunglasses that block at least 99 percent of UVA and UVB rays. Avoid cheap sunglasses that can break easily and that don’t offer any protection. Let’s be honest, kids look adorable in sunglasses. But sunglasses are also an … Continue reading “Why Do Kids Need Sunglasses?”

Spring is a Hot Time for Sunburns
Spring is a Hot Time for Sunburns

Article at a Glance Even though the sun doesn’t “feel” hot you can still get a sunburn. One bad sunburn can double your risk of developing skin cancer. The most common mistake parents make is not applying enough sunscreen. In the spring—before the summer heat starts to kick in—it can be easy to forget the … Continue reading “Spring is a Hot Time for Sunburns”

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