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We Are Sunshine

Sunscreen Misuse Getting Attention

Monday, July 15th, 2019

By Joseph Levy

For decades, professional indoor tanning facilities have promoted sunburn prevention as a sensible approach for people who wish to incorporate UV exposure into their lives in a non-burning fashion. That includes teaching the sensible use of sunscreen as a product to be used outdoors on occasions when sunburn would otherwise be possible.

And for decades, public health advocacy groups funded by the sunscreen industry have opposed our messaging – saying that sunscreen should instead be worn daily and year-round – even when it’s cloudy and your only steps outside in the sun are to and from your car before and after work.

That approach is coming under fire – and from different directions.

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