Peter Griffin posted in cancer • melanoma • sunscreen • UVA • UVB • vitamin D on January 20th, 2010.
The NZ Herald reports on why sunscreens may not be as beneficial, and protective, as generally thought. The article points out that many sunscreens do not block UVA, which (like the UVB they do block) causes genetic damage and sometimes cancer. In addition, high SPF sunscreens can block the body’s ability to make vitamin D […]
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