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Summer Sun Requires Precautions

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Summer Sun Requires Precautions

The summer sun is at its most intense period now, and health professionals are warning us to take precautions. Deb Scholten, who heads up the Northeast Nebraska Public Health Department in Wayne, says new guidelines indicate we may have less protection than we think we do……

Scholten says when it comes to sunscreen, read the numbers, and the higher, the better………

Scholten says there is research that shows we are at more risk from sun than in the past……

She says as baby boomers live longer, the incidence of skin cancer is increasing.

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