Summer, Sun, Sunscreens, & Cancer

SPF seems important, especially for those who are out in the sunshine. It stands for Sun Protection Factor and it is determined experimentally indoors by exposing people to artificial light that is supposed to mimic sunshine at noon. It is a measure of how well a product will protect a user from sunburn from UVB rays. Supposedly, an SPF of 15 should block 92% of the UVB light. It means that a person using the sunscreen could stay out in the sun 15 times longer than someone who is unprotected. An SPF of 30 would allow up to 30 time longer exposure.
According to the idea of SPF, if you turn pink/red after 10 minutes in the noon sun you should be a…

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