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Sunburn - It's not only painful, it can also cause long term damage.

Summer's almost here, bringing warmth, relaxation and lazy days in the sun; however, long, light-filled days at the beach or even in the yard often also mean overexposure to the sun's dangerous ultraviolet (UV) radiation.

Sunburn - the skin reddening caused by overexposure to the sun’s harmful ultraviolet (UV) radiation - may seem like just a temporary irritation, but sunburns can cause
long-lasting damage to the skin. 

Children are especially at risk: One blistering sunburn in childhood or adolescence more than doubles a person's chances of developing melanoma later in life. Don’t get burned: Read the articles below to learn all about The Skin Cancer Foundation’s expert advice on sunburn prevention, treatment, and relief!

- Treating Sunburn in Children

- Five Ways to Treat a Sunburn

- Worst Case Scenario: Treating Sunburn