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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 …
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