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Medicine: Skin Cancer and Sunscreen #995470

ABC Evening News for Tuesday, Jun 14, 2011
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(Studio: Diane Sawyer) Report introduced.

(Washington: Lisa Stark) A government warning report about sunscreen and skin cancer examined; details given about sunscreen labels, the increase in melanoma skin cancer, the problems with sunblock ingredients that do not block UVA rays, the new rules for sunscreen. [Consumers Union scientist Michael HANSEN†- comments on sunscreen.] [American Academy of Dermatology president Dr. Ronald MOY†- says melanoma is common for young adults.]

(Studio: Diane Sawyer, Richard Besser) The reasons why the FDA took this long to change ingredients to block UVA and which sunblocks work best discussed.

Sawyer, Diane;
Stark, Lisa;
Richard, Diane Sawyer,

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