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Sunburn (cont.)

Author and Editor

Author: John P. Cunha, DO, FACOEP

Editor: Melissa Conrad Stöppler, MD

REFERENCES:

American Academy of Dermatology. Sunscreens.

FDA.gov. FDA Sheds Light on Sunscreens.

MedicineNet.com. Sunburn and Sun Poisoning.

MedicineNet.com. Sun Protection and Sunscreens.

skincancer.org. Skin Cancer Facts.

WebMD.com. Sun Poisoning.


Last Editorial Review: 5/29/2013

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