What are the harmful effects of unprotected exposure to the sun?

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Dr. Mehmet Oz, MD
Cardiology (Cardiovascular Disease)

We all wore too little sunscreen, too much baby oil, and spent too much time in the sun back in the 70s and 80s. But we know better now. Today, skin cancer is the most common form of cancer in America. And melanoma, the most lethal type, takes the life of one American every hour. Plus, too much unprotected time in the sun is a recipe for looking older than your age.


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