How does sunscreen work? Can it really prevent wrinkles and cancer?
Reactions Science Videos | July 21, 2021
It’s summer, and before you head to the beach or pool, you might slather on sunscreen. But is it doing anything beyond preventing a sunburn? Can it really prevent wrinkles and skin cancer?
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