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  • n  a browning of the skin resulting from exposure to the rays of the sun
  • n  redness of the skin caused by exposure to the rays of the sun
  • v  get a sunburn by overexposure to the sun

  • Virtual adventures will abound; there'll even be cyber vacations, devoid of real sand, real saltwater and here's the good one real sunburn.
  • Duke Hospital surgeons must wear grotesque, hooded operating costumes, otherwise repeated exposure to the radiation would dangerously "sunburn" them.
  • He's released from hospital the following day after treatment for dehydration and sunburn, and taken into the care of his father's uncle, Lazaro Gonzalez.
News & Articles

  • Skin Care – How to treat Sunburn
    A recent Allure Magazine article highlights various forms of sunburn treatment. Dr. Simon Ourian of Epione Beverly Hills says the article offers good, common sense advice for treating a sunburn. (PRWeb June 19, 2013) Read the full story at
    June 19, 2013 - PRWeb
  • Homemade sunburn remedies you need to know about
    Take a baking soda bath: Adding a few heaping tablespoons of baking soda to cool bath water — not cold water because that can send the body into shock — makes a sunburn-soothing remedy. Just keep your soaking time down to 15 to 20 minutes. If you soak any longer, you risk drying out your already lizard-like skin. When you’ve emerged from the bath, resist the urge to towel off. Instead air-dry ...
    June 18, 2013 - The Hanford Sentinel
  • Local health official discusses how to prevent sunburns
    Summer is almost here and almost everyone wants to get a golden tan. But despite health warnings about sun damage, many of us still subject our skin to the sun’s burning rays. More than one-third of adults and nearly 70 percent of children admit they’ve had a sunburn within the past year, according to a recent study by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).
    June 18, 2013 - The Hanford Sentinel

  • Dr Andrew von Eschenbach in France24
    For more than 30 years, consumers have been able to identify the level of UVB protection provided by sunscreens using only sunburn protection factor or SPF values,said FDA commissioner Andrew von Eschenbach.
  • Daniel Handler in Kansas City infoZine
    Summer is a miserable season, offering us little more than sunburn, melted ice cream and the horrors of arts and crafts. It is best to spend these months indoors with a good book and a glass of lemonade that has not been poisoned,said Handler...
  • George Freeth in Los Angeles Times
    Irish-Hawaiian athlete George Freeth -- described by Jack London as "a young god bronzed with sunburn" -- gained fame as the father of professional surfing, astonishing locals at Redondo Beach and elsewhere on the Southern California coast.

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