Interesting article in the New York Times about teaching children at an early age to take sun exposure seriously. Studies show childhood is the most important time for avoiding sunburns and sun induced harm that can cause skin cancer and deadly melanomas.
Slathering on Sunscreen, Early and OftenBy JANE E. BRODY
“Unless sun protection practices are established early in life as inviolable habits, akin to using seat belts in a vehicle, children become increasingly lax as they get older about preventing sunburns that can lead to life-threatening cancers decades later.” Read the article here.
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