July is UV Safety Month but it’s important to stay safe and protect your skin from sun damage all year long. Sun safety is always in season! Even on cool and cloudy days, UV rays can affect your skin and they reflect off surfaces like cement, sand and water.
Exposure to the sun can cause sunburn, wrinkles, age spots, eye damage and skin cancer, the most common form of cancer in the U.S. There are simple things you can do to protect your skin when the UV index is 3 or higher:
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