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Safety & Prevention

Warm, sunny days are wonderful, but children can be especially vulnerable to ultraviolet radiation. A baby's skin is more delicate and thinner than an adult's and burns and irritates more easily, and babies cannot tell you if they are too hot or beginning to burn.

In this segment of the Healthy Children show on RadioMD, Dr. Corinn Cross shares some simple rules to protect your little ones from sunburns.

 Segment 1: Playing in the Sun Safely

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Last Updated
7/7/2014
Source
American Academy of Pediatrics (Copyright © 2014)
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