Protecting your skinMost skin cancer can be prevented. Use the following tips to protect your skin from the sun. You may decrease your chances of developing skin cancer and help prevent wrinkles.Limit your exposure to the sun, especially midday between 10 a.m. and 3 p.m. Seek shady areas, and avoid direct sunlight.Wear protective clothing, including a wide - brimmed hat, a long - sleeved shirt, an
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Do not use tanning booths to get a tan. Artificial
tanning devices can cause skin damage and increase the risk of skin
For information on sun exposure and vitamin D, see Getting Enough Calcium and Vitamin D.