Category Summer Sun

Florida is known as the Sunshine State for a reason. The sun is out for the vast majority of the year. During the summer, it is rare to experience a day without sunshine. Because of that, it is important to take steps to protect yourself from the potentially damning effects of the sun.

Too much sun exposure can cause premature aging and can increase your risk of developing skin cancer. Using the following methods of protection can help reduce those risks:

* Always wear sunscreen. Choose a broad-spectrum sunscreen that is at least SPF 15. Reapply the sunscreen every couple of hours throughout the entire time that you are out in the sun. If you are going to be swimming, make sure that the sunscreen you use is water resistant.

* Wear a hat with a wide brim...

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