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Study: 67% of Sunblocks in the U.S. Offer Poor Protection

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Last month Hawai’i passed legislation to ban certain sunscreens to safeguard coral reefs against harmful chemicals. A new study also found that 67 percent of sunscreens sold in the U.S. offer poor protection, leaving many people with questions about how to best protect themselves and the environment. With summer just around the corner and more time outside along with it, Forum takes a look at the latest news and research about sunscreen.

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Nneka Leiba, director of healthy living science, Environmental Working Group

Dr. Rita Khodosh, assistant professor of clinical dermatology, UCSF


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