The sun beat down on Eastern Carolina Friday pushing temperatures into the high 90s. But with the heat index it felt like 110 degrees in most places. Health experts say it's very important you protect yourself from the elements and the first place to start is with sunscreen. Regular skin checkups, especially for those with moles, is essential too. The proper level of SPF sunscreen can help reduce your risk of skin cancer and other UV exposure-related diseases.
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