A sunburn is a form of radiation burn that affects living tissue, such as skin, that results from an overexposure to ultraviolet (UV) radiation, commonly from the sun. Usually, normal symptoms in humans and other animals consist of red or reddish skin that is hot to the touch, general fatigue, and mild dizziness. An excess of UV radiation can be life-threatening in extreme cases. Exposure of the skin to lesser amounts of UV radiation will often produce a suntan.Excessive UV radiation is the leading cause of primarily non-malignant skin tumors. Sunscreen is widely agreed to prevent sunburn, and some types of skin cancer.
Posts about Sunburns
  • The Meal, The Murderer And The Missing Cheese Board

    … a final swim before heading back to the big city to face civilization once more. Heading home with “awesome awards” and sunburns as souvenirs, the general office consensus was the evening was one to be remembered. (Primarily because there were witnesses.) Now that we’ve come clean, we’d love to be assured that ours wasn’t the only “interesting” office…

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