Harvard Health Letter

Better way to apply sun screen

A Harvard expert says most people don't use enough.

If your summer reading list usually includes mysteries and the latest bestsellers, think about adding this selection: the label on your next bottle of sunscreen.

Choosing the right sun protection and applying it properly are not only the most important steps to protect yourself from the sun's harmful rays but also the most misunderstood, says Dr. Kenneth Arndt, a clinical professor of dermatology at Harvard Medical School.

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