The sun is out! You probably want to click off the TV and head outside for some fun. But be careful: whether it's fall, spring, summer or winter, you need to make some decisions before you open the door.
Why? Because even though sunshine is good for you (it has Vitamin D), too much of a good thing can be harmful. To learn more, click on the actions below.
Before going outside, everyone should:
- Check the "UV Index."
- Slip on some shades.
- Change into outdoor clothes (shorts, snow pants, a jacket - whatever the weather calls for).
- Put on eye protection and a hat.
- Slop on some sunscreen.
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