While most pediatricians recommend that kids wear sunscreen, only 24% reinforce the importance of reapplying it and less than half advocate staying in the shade during peak daylight hours, finds new research from the University of Texas in Houston. Here, some additional sunscreen insight from Amy Paller, M.D., professor of pediatrics and dermatology at Northwestern University in Chicago:
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