Recognition of the risks posed by UV rays has motivated chemists to study what’s going on in our cells when they’re in the sun – and devise modern ways to ward off that damage.
By Kerry Hanson, The Conversation
The FDA announced Tuesday a series of changes in what consumers will see on sunscreen labels beginning next summer. Judy Woodruff discusses the new rules with The Skin Cancer Foundation's Dr. Ali Hendi.
The Food and Drug Administration released new regulations Tuesday for sunscreens that will require the products to be tested for protection against two types of sun exposure that cause sunburn, premature aging of the skin and skin cancer.
By Maureen Hoch
As a cold front settles across the Eastern seaboard, we turn wistfully to thoughts of the sun for this week's Just Ask! science post. This one comes from a reader, Amanda Teicher, who wants to know: "How does sunscreen work?"…
By Jenny Marder
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