The Spin on Sun Exposure

Taschetta-Millane, Melinda
April 2007
Skin, Inc.;Apr2007, Vol. 19 Issue 4, p18
The article discusses the positive and negative effects of sun exposure. The benefits of sun exposure include treatment of some skin diseases and getting vitamin D, which promotes the preservation of bone health. The U.S. National Institutes of Health National Cancer Institute asserts that sun exposure may also reduce the risk of some cancers. The American Academy of Dermatology advises people to avoid exposure between 10 o'clock in the morning and 4 o'clock in the afternoon.


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