Sun Safety This Summer

May 28, 2012 Updated May 28, 2012 at 10:07 AM EDT

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May 28, 2012 Updated May 28, 2012 at 10:07 AM EDT

BUFFALO, N.Y. ( wkbw ) Dr. Janet Gane from Medaille College stopped by Channel 7's Eyewitness News This Morning" with tips to enjoy the sun, without having a problem.

Here are some of Janet's Sun Safety Tips-“Be Your Best Self”

Avoid peak sun times to avoid risk for strongest sun damage.

Wear White or light colored fabrics to reflect the sun.

Drink plenty of fluids but avoid energy drinks, caffeine, soda pop, and alcohol. Carry a BPA free water bottle.

If you are taking any prescriptive drugs, know potential risks.

Stay out of tanning beds.

Wear sunglasses, hats, and protective clothing.

Use a protective sun skin care product