Health

Sunscreen chemicals absorbed into body, study finds

The chemicals in sunscreens help shield people from the sun's rays, but they are also absorbed into the body at levels that raise some safety questions, a new study confirms.

Pediatrics

Kids' sun safety means 'slip, slap, slop'

(HealthDay)—Children spend a lot of time outside in the summer, so parents need to stay on top of their sun protection, a skin cancer expert advises.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Young Chinese doctor dies of coronavirus

A 29-year-old doctor at the epicentre of China's new coronavirus outbreak has died from the disease, one of the youngest known fatalities of the epidemic and the latest among medical workers.

Health

Sunscreen 101

(HealthDay)—Many people make mistakes when using sunscreen that could increase their risk of skin cancer, a new study suggests.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Second Dutch worker likely infected by mink: minister

A second Dutch worker has likely been infected with coronavirus on a mink farm, but the risk of further contagion remains low, the agriculture minister said Monday.

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