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South Texas sun may lead to skincare issues

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Posted at 10:53 AM, Aug 15, 2019
and last updated 2019-08-15 11:58:01-04

CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas — If you're going to spend anytime outdoors, you need to protect yourself from the South Texas sun.

Otherwise, you're exposing yourself to some serious health issues down the road.

For the past five years, doctors in the Coastal Bend have seen a large increase in skin cancer, including the worst kind, malignant melanoma.

The reason? The sun.

We know it's important to wear sunscreen to the beach but you may not realize the steps you need to take to fully protect yourself.

We'll have more on this story tonight on KRIS 6 News.