Can You Get Sunburned Through a Car Window ?

Can You Get Sunburned Through a Car Window ?
On May 4, 2014, Dr. Brian Wachler was on a quest. Taking his daughter along to help, he visited several car lots in the Los Angeles area midday when UV radiation would be the greatest. Using a handheld Omega UV-A light meter, he determined how much harmful UV-A radiation was...

Sun Protection: Why Children Are More Susceptible to UV Radiation Than Adults

Sun Protection: Why Children Are More Susceptible to UV Radiation Than Adults
In July of 2001, the World Health Organization  issued a "fact sheet" that described to parents and others why it is vital to protect children from the devastating effects of UV radiation. It read in part, "Children are in a dynamic state of growth, and are therefore  more susceptible to environmental threats than adults."