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Beyond Sunscreen: UPF Clothing Provides Excellent Fall Sun Protection


Last updated 10/2/2019 at 12:16am

NEW YORK CITY – As summer heat fades into fall, it can be tempting to allow a sun protection routine to slip down the list of priorities. Ultraviolet rays are present year-round, though.

Although UVB rays are stronger during the summer months, UVA rays, which account for 95% of the UV rays that reach earth, maintain the same level of strength during daylight hours throughout the year.

Exposure to both UVA and UVB radiation can damage skin and increase skin cancer risk. With so much damaging radiation penetrating any autumn cloud cover, maintaining sun protection during cooler, more over...

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