Last Modified: August 13, 2012
Sunscreen should not be your first line of defense against harmful UV rays: Fact or Myth?
Rachel Woods, RN, Nurse for the Surgical Dermatology Program at Penn Medicine responds:
FACT!! Sunscreen is always your last line of defense. Cover up with the appropriate clothing, hats, and sunglasses first and then seek shade before relying on sunscreen.
This question and answer was part of the OncoLink Brown Bag Chat Series. View the entire Sun Safety Webchat transcript.
Feb 20, 2012 - Improving college female athletes' access to sunscreen by placing it in golf bags and locker rooms increases its use, according to research published online Feb. 10 in the Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology.
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