TITLE

Canadians confused and conflicted over sun protection products

AUTHOR(S)
Vogel, Lauren
PUB. DATE
August 2010
SOURCE
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;8/10/2010, Vol. 182 Issue 11, pE507
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article presents a study conducted by the Canadian Dermatology Association regarding the unawareness of the Canadians on other damages caused by the sun and the efficacy of sunscreens. According to the summary report of the 2010 Photoaging Study, 8 out of 10 Canadians don't know that the major contributor to skin aging is repeated exposure to sunlight. Moreover, it also discusses the appropriate utilization of ultraviolet radiation protection on sunscreens.
ACCESSION #
53067687

 

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