“The sun, which draws so many to the desert to relax by the pool and work on their tans, also is a big health hazard. The desert is known for very sunny days and blue skies, which keeps companies like Airbnb happy. But at this time of year, when the mercury heads for the stratosphere, it’s essential to protect our bodies from the sun’s harmful rays.
The ultraviolet radiation coming from our favorite star can seriously harm us. The sun gives off three types of UV radiation, UVA, UVB and UVC. It’s UVA radiation that causes the most harm. Earth’s ozone layer completely absorbs UVC radiation, it absorbs most of the UVB radiation, but it doesn’t absorb UVA radiation at all.
“We need to worry about it,” says Dr. David Morris, chief medical officer of DAP Health…”

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