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FDA Report Prompts Concern Over Sunscreen

  • WebMD, Thursday, January 30, 2020 10:37 PM
After years of doctors advising everyone to lather on sunscreen, a study by the FDA calls into question the effects of some sunscreen ingredients.Six common active ingredients are absorbed into the body and may linger for days or even weeks, in some cases, per the study. “What’s more, the testing showed that just a single application of sunscreen -- whether as a lotion or a spray -- increases the blood levels of these active ingredients beyond the FDA’s threshold for determining if they need more study to be considered safe for use,” per WebMD.

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