Protecting Yourself from Harmful UV Rays

The sun’s ultraviolet (UV) rays are one of the most important factors in the development of skin cancer and the premature aging of the skin. If you are planning on venturing out into the warm weather this summer, make sure that you and your family is protected from harmful UV rays with sunscreen, clothing, and other protective gear.

This video discusses the importance of sunscreen and how the Food and Drug Administration is working hard to help families better protect themselves from the sun’s UV rays. Watch to learn more about how stronger labeling rules translate to better sun protection.

To learn more helpful ways to protect yourself and your family this summer, contact the healthcare professionals at West Hills Hospital & Medical Center . Our nurses are available at any time of the day or night to answer your health questions—call us at (818) 676-4000 today.

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