Prevention of sun damage and skin cancer will depend on reducing exposure to ultraviolet radiation. This can be achieved in a number of ways:
• Covering the skin with clothes. It must be remembered however that light clothes such as shirts or blouses may only have a sun protection factor of four. A wide-brimmed hat is essential to protect the face and neck.
• Sunscreens will greatly reduce sun exposure for exposed parts such as the face and hands. Sunscreens are much more
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