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Living Right: Don't Get Burned

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Planning on spending more time in the sun before the end of summer?

While a little bit of sun exposure can be good for your health, too much can put you at risk for skin cancer and premature aging.

Katie Boomgaard has more details on the dos and don'ts when it comes to buying and applying sunscreen.

One more tip: make sure you apply your sunscreen before going outdoors.

It takes about 15 minutes for your skin to absorb the product.