Getting By

Whether you are working or recreating, long days in the sun can be a serious health hazard in the form of various skin cancers and other health concerns. Cumulative sun exposure is a major factor in the development of skin cancer. The sun’s rays are more damaging during the summer months and during the midday hours (10 am – 4 pm,) even when it is cloudy. In addition, exposure is increased when around bright surfaces such as sand, water, snow and concrete and at higher altitudes.

Overexposure to ultraviolet (UV) radiation from the sun can result in a painful sunburn. And, sure, we have all had...

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