JAMA Network Open
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What The Study Did: This survey study of young people ages 14 to 24 found that they understand the short and long-term risks of sun damage, with nearly all using sunscreen, yet there was a high number of self-reported burns.
Authors: Tammy Chang, M.D., M.P.H., M.S., of the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, is the corresponding author.
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