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Under the Sun: LCMC Health experts share sun-safe advice for kids, families

Under the Sun: LCMC Health experts share sun-safe advice for kids, families

NEW ORLEANS -- Louisiana residents are no stranger to long, hot summers where 'feels-like' temperatures can sometimes be more than 10 degrees warmer.

We're also accustomed to long days lounging by the pool or out on the lake, typical Summer activities that keep us in the sun for longer periods of time.

But how much do we really know about the impacts of prolonged sun exposure for both adults and kids?

The health experts at LCMC Health have gathered up some practical advice for keeping you and your families sun-safe, including this interactive sun-safety quiz, where you can test your UV knowledge. 

Some of our best sun-safe advice: 

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