Relying Too Much on Sunscreen?

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Skin Care and Sunscreen

Sunscreen alone can't do the job of protecting you and your child


Rubbing sunscreen on exposed skin is essential to blocking the sun's damaging ultraviolet rays, but is only part of the solution. "To protect yourself and your children fully from the ultraviolet rays that can lead to skin cancer, you must limit sun exposure," says Robert Thompson, M.D., dermatologist, Lehigh Valley Hospital and Health Network (LVHHN).

According to Thompson, the time of day and length of time you are

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