‘Safe sun’ exposure armistice reached

Dermatologists and bone specialists have reached agreement over healthy sun exposure after years of discussion about how to balance the risks of melanoma and osteoporosis.  

A joint position statement drafted by the Australasian College of Dermatologists, the Australian and New Zealand Bone and Mineral Society, Osteoporosis Australia and Cancer Council Australia states that sun protection is not recommended if the UV Index is below 3, which is common