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Some experts say chemicals in sunscreen risky; others disagree

Dillan Madelone, 14, of Rotterdam lays down some cocoa butter sunblock before heading out on his bicycle on Wednesday afternoon.
Photographer: Marc Schultz
Dillan Madelone, 14, of Rotterdam lays down some cocoa butter sunblock before heading out on his bicycle on Wednesday afternoon.
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People lather their scalps every morning. They trust Prell, Suave and Revlon to wash their hair safely. Leeann Brown is worried more about them lathering their arms, legs and necks with creams that are advertised to protect the skin from sun damage. Brown, a spokeswoman for the Environmental Working Group in Washington, said her group believes some ingredients in some commercial sunscreen lotions can cause skin and health problems. Other organizations disagree. The American Academy ...


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