Sun Awareness Week: 10 new sun safety myths debunked

Anne Li                                                                                                May 13th, 2017


We all love talking about the weather. And it’s easy for myths about sun protection to spread. Last year we tackled 12 common sun safety myths, but there are still plenty more alternative facts out there. So for Sun Awareness Week we’ve picked out 10 new myths that we hear a lot. But one fact to remember is to not let sunburn catch you out, because too much UV from the sun (or sunbeds) causes most cases of skin cancer. This might feel like old news, but rates of melanoma (the most serious type of skin cancer) are still increasing.


See original article at: http://scienceblog.cancerresearchuk.org/2017/05/08/sun-awareness-week-10-new-sun-safety-myths-debunked/

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