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Aerosol sunscreen application density higher than lotion in practical use

Application density for aerosol sunscreen is higher than that of lotion in practical use, according to a cross-sectional study.

“Based on our results, spray sunscreen may provide higher but still inadequate levels of UV protection than other sunscreen vehicles but with a considerable amount of waste,” Lindsey Broussard, MD, of the department of dermatology at the University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus, told Healio Dermatology. Read More

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rePlanet closes all recycling centers, prompting a call for bottle, can redemption at stores

California’s largest chain of recycling centers closed its remaining 284 locations this week, and Consumer Watchdog wants grocery and convenience stores to pick up the slack.

“We warned just months ago that the bottle deposit program was in crisis, and today’s closure shows consumers are being left in the lurch by the failure of the state to keep recycling centers open,” consumer advocate Liza Tucker said Monday when the closures were announced. “Gov. Newsom needs...

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