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Dr. Sandy Says: Sunscreen Can Slow Skin Aging

By Sandra Fryhofer, MDPosted September 4, 2013 7:05am (EDT)
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Are sun screens a vanity product? Partly. But they have been proven to be much more. And they can be a life saver.

A new study published in the Annals of Internal Medicine reveals sunscreen can slow skin aging.

Vanity aside – wearing sunscreen has another benefit: it’s an important tool in the fight against skin cancer, including melanoma, the deadliest form.

Learn the surprising benefits of wearing sunscreen in Damage Control:

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