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SAFE Fun in the Sun

July 16, 2010
CHI Health

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SAFE Fun in the Sun

Remember that blistering sunburn you had as a child? It was painful, it peeled and seemed to take forever to completely heal – but it’s just a part of childhood, right? You get burned, then you get over it?

WRONG.

Just one blistering sunburn in early childhood could leave you on a collision course with cancer – melanoma to be specific. That’s why CHI Health Clinic Dermatologist James Shehan recommends families take these extra precautions (especially during these dog days of summer) to protect their skin now and for the future.

 

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