“Summer has arrived and while the sun is shining bright it’s a golden time to highlight July as UV Safety Awareness Month!

The sun emits radiation known as UV-A and UV-B rays. Both types can damage your eyes and skin:  Here are the harmful things unprotected sun exposure can do:

• Cause vision problems and damage to your eyes
• Suppression of the immune system
• Premature aging of the skin
• Skin cancer”

U.S. Dept. of Veteran Affairs

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