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HEALTH: Sunscreen can prevent cancer if used correctly
It's no secret sunscreen can prevent skin cancer.
But many people aren't using it correctly!
To avoid getting burned health experts remind you to look for "Broad Spectrum Protection" on the sunscreen label.
This ensures that you'll be protected from UVB rays, which cause sunburn, as well as UVA rays, which cause skin cancer and wrinkles.
Apply sunscreen every 2 hours, and after you swim, even if the sunscreen claims to be "water resistant".
Sunscreen also begins to lose its effectiveness after 3 years, so throw out those old bottles. For more information on health concerns, click here