New rules for sunscreens

New rules for sunscreens will give consumers much-needed help picking an appropriate sunscreen...starting next summer.

FDA will allow sunscreens to be labeled "broad spectrum" ONLY if they provide adequate protection against both UVA and UVB rays.

This is important. UVB causes visible sunburn...UVA causes more underlying damage. Current SPF ratings apply only to UVB protection.

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