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Sun

A unit of length in Japan equivalent to approximately 30 millimeters.
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It is therefore important to remember that sunlight reflected off sand is as likely to cause sunburn as direct sunlight; and sunburn of the lower extremities may result in measurable edema that should resolve as the erythema of the burn resolves.
Currently sunscreens are rated for their ability to prevent sunburn but not for their ability to protect against DNA damage.
Snow blindness, like sunburn, is a threat posed by the intensity of the sun's rays, not the temperature outside.
The facts remain that prolonged tanning sessions can result in sunburn, premature aging of the skin, retinal damage (if protective goggles are not used), suppression of the immune system and skin cancer.
UVB is the main cause of sunburns and most skin cancers.
The following sunburn treatments should also provide relief.
New Study Finds High School Students Get Enough UV Exposure on an Average Day to Cause Sunburn, American Academy of Dermatology, [press release], April 24, 2002, www.
The reason for the increase, some experts argue, is the delayed period between a childhood sunburn, for example, and the onset of skin cancer.
If you get a serious sunburn, she suggests taking a pain reliever and staying hydrated by drinking plenty of clear liquids.
Aside from making you miserably uncomfortable, sunburn can also lead to premature aging and skin cancer, the most common form of cancer in the United States.
And don't forget to include sunscreen and a hat (where possible) to reduce the chance of sunburn, which is actually an injury to the skin.
Much more persuasive is her discussion of instability in the sonneteers' sunburn metaphors.