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    Mayo Clinic Minute: Spring break sun safety

young person's back with sunburn and sunscreenAfter a long winter, many students and their families can't wait to go somewhere warm and sunny for spring break. Time in the sun may be good for the soul, but it also may be bad for the body — in particular, your skin. Sun exposure increases your risk of skin cancer.

In this Mayo Clinic Minute, dermatologist Dr. Dawn Davis has tips on how to keep your skin safe and healthy in the sun. Vivien Williams reports.

Watch: The Mayo Clinic Minute

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