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Who's got sun smarts? - the sun and your body

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Who's got sun smarts? - the sun and your body

The sun and your body - a Q&A.  A bad sunburn before the age of 10 can give a child up to 50% chance of getting skin cancer as an adult 1. Isn't the sun good for me? Yes, Sunshine is a significant source of Vitamin D because UV rays from sunlight trigger Vitamin D synthesis in the skin. Vitamin D helps to form and maintain strong bones. However like everything, too much of a good thing can be bad. 2. Does our skin have any defenses against the sun? We are all born with natural defenses against harmful UV...

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