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    Default Sunscreen Ingredients Are Absorbed Into Your Blood. Here's What That Could Mean

    Alice Park
    May 6, 2019

    Doctors and public health officials have long recommended that people use sunscreen to protect against the sun’s ultraviolet rays. But how safe are the sunscreens that so many people now use regularly?

    For many years, the Food and Drug Administration has been investigating the safety of over-the-counter sunscreen products, since people are applying them more frequently, and sunscreen makers are increasingly using stronger ingredients to ensure maximal protection from the sun. “When sunscreens were first evaluated by the FDA back in the ’70s, we all thought the ingredients sat on the surface of the skin and didn’t do anything,” says Dr. Theresa Michele...

    Keep reading: http://time.com/5583991/sunscreen-in...t=2019050719pm
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    Default Re: Sunscreen Ingredients Are Absorbed Into Your Blood. Here's What That Could Mean

    So glad you put this article up, Islander. With many years of transdermal medication being used for many different purposes, how can it be said that they didn't know that stuff gets absorbed through the skin? Sounds just totally disingenuous on the face of it.

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    Default Re: Sunscreen Ingredients Are Absorbed Into Your Blood. Here's What That Could Mean

    Excellent point Maurya!

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    Default Re: Sunscreen Ingredients Are Absorbed Into Your Blood. Here's What That Could Mean

    Agreed, Maurya. I wonder whether this is another case of having known for years, but never acknowledging.
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