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Dermatologist discusses whether sunscreen causes cancer, and provides sun safety tips

Dermatologist discusses whether sunscreen causes cancer, and provides sun safety tips

A couple sun bathingThere’s a reasonable approach to sunscreen use—even for those who are skeptical about its safety, says a University of Alberta dermatologist.

“From a philosophical perspective, some people may not use sunscreen because they believe it’s not a natural way to live, or they are worried it may cause cancer, or they are concerned about sunscreen chemicals polluting water,” said Robert Gniadecki.

“However, it’s important to protect your skin from the sun. And the role sunscreen plays in helping to reduce your exposure to ultraviolet rays can be a balanced one,” he added.

Click here to see what are some common myths about sunscreen that public have in mind.

Credit: folio.ca

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