Sun Protection Sense & Nonsense

Book Claims Sun Protection Worries a Myth
Despite overwhelming evidence to the contrary, a recently published book , “Healing with Sunshine: Myths about Skin
Cancer,” by Casey Adams, PhD  claims that exposure to the sun’s ultraviolet rays (UVR) does not cause skin cancer.  Adams claims that peer-reviewed research shows that skin cancer is associated not with UVR [...]

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Sunburn Facts

I hope that this was an accident, and not the result of tanning.

Sunburn is the skin’s acute and painful response to overexposure to the sun.

Sunburned cells under a microscope have the same appearance as cancer cells.

Sunburn is a form of phototrauma, or injury to the skin from overexposure to and absorption [...]

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