FDA Consumer Health Information - Sun Safety: Save Your Skin!

Thursday, June 10, 2010 Research News J E 4

SILVER SPRING, Md., June 9 Sun safety is never out of season. Summer's arrival means it's time for picnics, trips to the pool and beach -- and a spike in sunburns. However, winter skiers and fall hikers need to be as wary of the sun's rays as swimmers do. People who work outdoors need to take precautions as well.

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View FDA's Consumer Update video and article to find out how the sun can harm your skin, and how you and your loved ones can protect yourselves from sun damage.

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