As summer ends, keep protecting yourself from the sun anyway

Risk of sunburn continues even as temperatures drop, so keep using sunscreen.
by Ken Raymond Modified: August 31, 2012 at 12:35 am •  Published: September 2, 2012
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If your Labor Day weekend plans include spending time outside, don't forget the sunscreen.

“After those miserably hot days when the thermometer was in triple digits, it's nice to spend some time outdoors this time of year,” Dr. Stephen Prescott, Oklahoma Medical Research Foundation president, said in a news release. “But even if it's not blazing hot, the risk of sunburn remains.”

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by Ken Raymond
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Ken Raymond is the book editor. He joined The Oklahoman in 1999. He has won dozens of state, regional and national writing awards. Three times he has been named the state's "overall best" writer by the Society of Professional Journalists. In...
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