by Eric F. Greenberg
Sunscreens: follow FDA specs or get burned
You know what’s great about modern healthcare? With all the high-tech miracles and sophisticated drugs, devices, and biologics around, there are two bits of advice that remain widely useful and effective, and they couldn’t be more old-fashioned. One is Wash Your Hands. The other is Wear Sunscreen.
I go back long enough to remember an airline that flew to Florida giving every passenger a reflector to enhance catching the sun’s rays. Times have changed. Sunscreens applied to the skin have for some years been recognized as a simple, easily accessible, important component of one’s health care regimen.