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The Best Sun Protection

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A new study says covering up at the beach is just as effective in protecting the skin from damaging ultraviolet rays.

The study looked at the effects of UV-B radiation on existing moles.  Researchers found that both suncreen and clothing can partially prevent UV-B effects, but the coverups worked a little better.

Researchers say the best practice may be to combine both lines of defense.


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