The good, the bad, and the ugly of sunscreens.


Sunscreens protect against sunburn, but there is no evidence that they protect against basal cell carcinoma or melanoma. Problems lie in the behavior of individuals who use sunscreens to stay out longer in the sun than they otherwise would. Vitamin D inhibition is, at this stage, unlikely due to insufficient use by individuals. Safety of sunscreens is a… (More)
DOI: 10.1038/clpt.2010.227


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@article{Berwick2011TheGT, title={The good, the bad, and the ugly of sunscreens.}, author={Marianne Berwick}, journal={Clinical pharmacology and therapeutics}, year={2011}, volume={89 1}, pages={31-3} }