Don’t just cover up in the Florida sun — drink up, JU’s Hausenblaus tells Tampa newspaper

JU Prof. Heather Hausenblas

People in Florida and other humid climates should worry as much about drinking up as covering up with sunscreen on a sunny summer day, Heather Hausenblaus, Jacksonville University associate professor of exercise science, said in a Tampa Tribune article.

Dehydration, the lack of water in the skin, speeds up the aging process, as does air-conditioning, Hausenblaus said in the Tuesday, Aug. 12 report.

“We live in Florida. We put on sunscreen and we think it’s all good,” she said.

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