Sun Screen

Too much sun can damage your skin and may lead to skin cancer later in life.

By Emily Sohn, 00:00 AM June 26, 2006

When summer comes, I get sun crazy. I like to eat on the patio and lie on the beach. I walk and bike everywhere. I even bring my work outside. Soaking up the sun feels so good—as long as I'm wearing sunscreen and a hat.

Putting on sunscreen and wearing a hat helps prevent sunburn on a sunny day.

Putting on sunscreen and wearing a hat helps prevent sunburn on a sunny day.

Katie Wiley

When I was younger, I played in the sun without worry. Now that I'm 30, I realize how important it is to protect myself. That's because the same ultraviolet (UV) rays that make us warm...

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