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Sun Safety for Kids – 5 Ways to Reduce Risk

May 16, 2016

Sun Safety for Kids – 5 Ways to Reduce Risk

One of the main reasons why adults are diagnosed with skin cancer is because they were exposed to too much sun, especially when they were young (resource: www.aad.org).  According to American Association of Dermatology, approximately 40-60% of sun exposure occurs before the age of 20.  As parents, we must do everything that we can do to protect our children’s skin NOW, to decrease their risk of getting skin cancer later on as adults.

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