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Sunscreen in school: Parents push for kids to be allowed to use it

April 19, 2017 / TODAY

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Did you know that some schools require students to have a doctor’s note in order to use sunscreen on campus? Well, it’s true and some parents are pushing for a rule change as they seek to protect their kids’ skin from sunburn. According to the Melenoma Research Foundation, all it takes is just one severe burn to develop melanoma, a severe and potentially deadly skin cancer. 

Related: Strategies to Apply (and Keep) Sunscreen on Your Kids

 

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