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While sunscreen is good to use year-round, it is especially important on summer days when people are participating more in outdoor activities. Here’s some interesting information about sunscreen from www.skincancer.org. 

The differences between sun protection factor (SPF) ratings: In vitro tests have shown that SPF 15 sunscreens filter out 93 percent of ultraviolet B (UVB) rays, while SPF 30 protects against 97 percent and SPF 50 protects against 98 percent. It is important for the sunscreen to include broad-spectrum protection that also shields adequately against ultraviolet A (UVA).

In January 2011 definitive clinical research from Australia showed for the first time that sunscreen can drastically reduce melanoma incidence. Researchers found that daily application of an SPF 16 sunscreen to the head, neck, arms, and hands reduced melanoma incidence by 50 percent in subjects studied for ... »
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