UV Rays

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Good Question ‘Reply All': Windshields, Fruit Stickers & Mosquito Bites

Brad from Watertown wants to know: Why are there dots on our windshields? Our friends from Abra Auto Body and Glass helped us with this one. Basically those dots are there to stop UV rays from coming in from the sun. Without the dots, UV rays could burn the adhesive that holds the windshield in place.

06/06/2014

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The Risks Of Sun Exposure And How To Protect Your Skin This Summer

Now that sun exposure is considered a cancer risk on the same level with tobacco and asbestos, it’s time to get serious about protecting yourself.

06/03/2013

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Good Question: Do Sunburns Actually ‘Burn’ Our Skin?

Step outside lately and it feels like you’re cooking. Step inside and you’re bound to look a little pink, especially if you skipped the sunscreen. The feeling is familiar: Hot, stingy red skin. But what’s actually happening when we get a sunburn?

07/03/2012

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How To Choose The Right Sunscreen

It appears the Twin Cities may see some sunshine this weekend, and a lot of people will be focused on soaking up whatever we get. Here are some tips on how to choose the best sunscreens.

05/18/2012

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