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MOTORISTS AND SKIN CANCER RISKS

March 9, 2017 by admin0

Do you like driving with one arm out the window, or think that the windshield and door glass protect you from UV-rays? Not necessarily so. According to researcher Dr. Brian Boxer Wachler of the Boxer Wachler Vision Institute, “some cars were as low as 50 percent blockage”, a new study shows. Reuters Health further reports that: “Don’t assume because you are in an automobile and the window is closed that you’re protected from UV light”.

At the same time, Melanoma UK is launching a new campaign to “campaign to warn motorists about the dangers of skin damage while driving in the sunshine”, the BBC reports.

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