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Sunscreen: is it safe to make your own?

Using natural and organic products for skincare is increasingly popular—and that includes sunscreen. Many websites, including Pinterest and Instagram, feature users' recipes for homemade sunscreens.

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Two-thirds of sunscreens fail safety tests

(HealthDay)—Nearly two-thirds of sunscreens that were analyzed failed safety tests proposed by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration, the Environmental Working Group said Wednesday.

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FDA aims to strengthen sunscreen rules

(HealthDay)—The U.S. Food and Drug Administration took steps Thursday to tighten regulation of over-the-counter sunscreen products.

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How safe and effective is your sunscreen?

(HealthDay)—It may be easier than ever to find sunscreen with all the right stuff, but be sure to read the label or you could still get burned.

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Smart steps for sun protection

(HealthDay)—You know you're supposed to slather on a high-SPF sunscreen before going out in the sun, but these five steps will help you double up on that protection.

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There's no such thing as a safe, healthy tan

Dear Mayo Clinic: My daughter wanted to go to a tanning bed before prom, but, instead, she opted for a spray tan. But a lot of her friends are going to a tanning bed and think it's relatively safe. Is there such a thing as ...

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