What are the dangers of UV radiation?
July is UV Safety Awareness Month
For many of us, the summer season is an excuse to dress down and enjoy the sun. But hot, dry weather brings with it hazards that some choose to ignore. And the greatest risk is an invisible one—harmful UV radiation. UV-A, UV-B, and UV-C are forms of ultraviolet light rays emitted from the only star in our solar system. These three types of radiation are damaging to humans though fortunately the most dangerous one is absorbed by the ozone layer. But what of the other two? How great is the peril of prolonged exposure to the sun's rays, and what are the potential consequences?
Click through and become more aware of the dangers of UV radiation.
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