Sunny days?

As the unmistakable fragrance of sunscreen wafted over the pool this past weekend, my mind jumped back to data published just a couple of months ago.  The report was picked up by USA Today, but a cold weather snap at the time evidently didn’t catapult the study to headline news.

The bottom line:  even “safer” products may contain potentially harmful chemicals.  Unfortunately for parents seeking to protect children from harmful rays, sunscreen was a major culprit.

The co-author of the study results, published in Environmental Health Perspectives offered two suggestions :  use products with plant-based ingredients and avoid fragrances.


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