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Who should use sunscreens?

Everyone older than 6 months of age who goes out in the sun should use sunscreen. People of all skin types, including people who tan easily or who have naturally dark skin, are affected by the ultraviolet rays of the sun, which can damage skin cells.

If you are concerned about getting adequate vitamin D, you can choose foods that have this nutrient, including fatty fish and milk fortified with vitamin D. You can also discuss with your doctor ways to supplement vitamin D.

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Important: This content reflects information from various individuals and organizations and may offer alternative or opposing points of view. It should not be used for medical advice, diagnosis or treatment. As always, you should consult with your healthcare provider about your specific health needs.