Sneaky springtime sunburn: What you need to know to stay safe

Rachel Schoutsen
Sneaky springtime sunburn: What you need to know to stay safe
Sneaky springtime sunburn: What you need to know to stay safe

Sunburns can happen year-round, but it’s springtime sunburn that can often be a bit sneaky.

With a brisk breeze still in the air, most of us don’t tend to think about sun protection as much during spring as we do in summer, but the reality is that UV radiation is present regardless of temperature.

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The UV index begins to rise in spring, so it's important to keep your skin protected in order to lower your risk of melanoma. In this latest Health & Weather segment, reporter Rachel Schoutsen explores some of the dangers associated with spring sun exposure and how to protect yourself from potential harm.

UV Rays and Sunburn factors
UV Rays and Sunburn factors

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