Thursday, June 24, 2010

How Effective Is Your Sunscreen?

The current sunscreen rating system is based on regulations established in 1978 and does not take into account the harmful effects of UVA in the skin. The Food and Drug Administration is considering a new set of guidelines for sunscreen that would set up a four-star system for effectiveness against UVA rays. The rules would also ban the use of misleading terms like 'sunblock' and 'all-day protection' from labels. Read more here:

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