Ultraviolet radiation & skin cancer

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Humans and the environment
IF YOU SPEND TOO MUCH TIME IN THE SUN YOU CAN GET A TAN OR SUNBURN.
BUT YOU HAVE HIGHER RISKS OF GETTING SKIN CANCER.
THE SUN'S RAYS INCLUDE HARMFUL ULTRAVIOLET RADIATION WHICH CAN
DAMAGE THE DNA IN OUR CELLS.
DARK SKINNED PEOPLE YOU ARE LUCKY!
THE UV RAYS ARE ABSORBED BY YOUR SKIN.

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THIS PREVENTS THE HARMFUL RADIATION FROM DAMAGING YOUR
VULNERABLE TISSUES DEEPER IN YOUR SKIN.
ANYHOW, NO MATTER WHAT YOUR SKIN COLOUR IS AND WHERE YOU ARE; YOU
MUST PROTECT YOURSELF WITH HATS, SUNGLASSES, SUNSCREEN LOTIONS,
and UMBRELLA.…read more

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