How to Stay Healthy in the Summer Sun

During a U.S. News Twitter chat, experts talked sunscreen, sunglasses and everything in between.

#SunHealth Twitter chat
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We equate the sun with sunny, happy times – perhaps overlooking how much it can burn us. As the Skin Cancer Foundation points out, your risk for melanoma – the most serious form of skin cancer – doubles if you've had five or more sunburns. Now consider that 42 percent of people get a sunburn at least once a year, according to the foundation, and it becomes clear that we need to pay attention to those rays. During U.S. News' #SunHealth Twitter chat, experts talked sunscreen (how much you need and which kind is best), sunglasses, staying hydrated and much more. Here are highlights: