Monday, June 14, 2010

Too much sun may give you cancer, but sunblock can too

We have long been told of the importance of putting on sunscreen before spending any prolonged period of time in the harsh sunlight.

However, a new study reveals that some sunblocks can actually accelerate the effects of cancer, and make some people more susceptible.

A New York senator is calling attention to the fact that retinyl palmitate is an ingredient in most sunblocks, and was also proven to accelerate the development of cancerous cells in controlled tests on lab animals.
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