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What’s Your Sun Safety IQ? (Quiz)

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What’s Your Sun Safety IQ? (Quiz)

Before you soak up the summer sun, take our sun safety quiz to find out whether you’re keeping your skin healthy.

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9:39AM PDT on May 1, 2013

LOVE to soak in the sun. Guess I'll have to change brands of sunscreen though.

12:32AM PDT on Mar 28, 2013


5:17AM PDT on Mar 27, 2013

Good article, thank you...

4:22AM PDT on Mar 24, 2013

My Sun Safety IQ is not so good I'm afraid...

4:13AM PDT on Mar 24, 2013

Interesting information. I'm attempting to learn more about sunscreens - mostly I avoid the sun.

1:54AM PDT on Sep 15, 2012

Thank you for sharing.

6:03AM PDT on Aug 19, 2012


8:23AM PDT on Jul 31, 2012

Interesting article and sunscreen is also important for going skiing as the sun reflects intensely off of snow and many do not know this.

7:24AM PDT on Jul 30, 2012

Thanks for the info.

10:57AM PDT on Jul 29, 2012

Wow, I'm impressed that this article actually has some accurate information rather than the usual alarmist nonsense of "Never let the sun's rays touch your skin or you will instantly die! Always slather your skin with untested carcinogenic chemicals (sunscreens) and you'll be safe!"

The truth is that moderate sun exposure is actually very healthy, provided you don't allow yourself to burn or even turn pink. The vitamin D produced by sun exposure has been shown to PREVENT cancer, as well as diabetes, depression, obesity, and countless other ailments. Vitamin D (which is really a hormone, not a vitamin) is essential to many bodily functions, and the majority of Americans are deficient.

Sunscreens often contain chemicals that have been found to be carcinogenic. If you're going to use a sunscreen, make sure it's 100% natural with NO synthetic chemicals.

Thanks for getting it mostly right.

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