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Mr. Sun & His UV Rays Don't Just Live At The Beach, You Know!

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Mr. Sun & His UV Rays Don't Just Live At The Beach, You Know!

The sun is pretty indiscriminate in where it sends its UV rays, and it is not just at the beach. But are we equally diligent in our sun protection practices?

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Keep Your Shirt On...Your UV Protective Shirt, That Is!

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Keep Your Shirt On...Your UV Protective Shirt, That Is!

Now technology and fashion have combined to take some shirts into a whole new arena. You may already know about UV protective clothing. Go to any beach or playground and you'll see little ones wearing UV protective shirts and pants. But you may not know you can also buy shirts with UV protection built right in.

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Ultraviolet Rays - One More Worry For Parents?

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Ultraviolet Rays - One More Worry For Parents?

So do you really need to add "sunshine" to your worry list?

The answer is - Yes & No.

Yes, because despite the health benefits from a good romp outside, skin cancer is a real threat to the health of your little one's skin delicate skin. Additionally, the effect from the sun's rays are cumulative, which means the equation is simple: 

The more time a child spends in the sun, the greater the risk of skin damage or cancer.

And...

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