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How misinformation is impacting sunscreen use. Avoid these mistakes

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A recent survey found that 1 in 7 people under the age of 35 believe daily sunscreen use is more harmful than direct sun exposure. Doctors say sunscreen advice from influencers is making consumers doubt the effectiveness of sunscreen. In this episode from Short Wave, NPR health correspondent Allison Aubrey shares the six common mistakes people make with sunscreen — and how to level up your sunscreen game.

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