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Why I Don’t Use Store-Bought Sunscreen & My Own Solution

We’re told that sunscreen not only helps prevent burns, it protects us from developing skin cancer.   But, does it really protect us from cancer?  Are the chemicals in sunscreen worse than the UV exposure?  In other words…  Should we use sunscreen?   Store-bought sunscreen may not be as beneficial as we have been led to believe.  The government allows…

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Sunscreen: A False Sense of Security?

It’s that time of the year again when we dig through our drawers to find the sunscreen and begin lathering it on our bodies.   And, it’s not just adults.  Almost every parent I know coats their kids with a layer of sunscreen whether they are at the pool, beach, ballgame, park, or playground.  And, why wouldn’t they?   We’re told that sunscreen not only…

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