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What’s in your sunscreen?

A recent article in the Journal of the American Medical Association brings attention to questions about chemicals in sunscreens, what they do and whether they may affect breast health. The full text of the article in the Rays of Hope Newsletter is available here.

A short video entitled “Skin deep??” produced in collaboration with Girls Inc of the Pioneer Valley can be found on YouTube  (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qZK50kIvsLs&feature=youtu.be) or at http://bit.ly/GirlsIncSkinDeep.

Links to the publication by Matta et al. can be found at https://jamanetwork.com/journals/jama/fullarticle/2733085 and the abstract is available on PubMed at https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/31058986.

Link to the accompanying editorial with additional information: https://jamanetwork.com/journals/jama/fullarticle/2733084

Target: Breast Cancer -- UMass Scientists Investigate What Causes The Insidious Disease and How To Prevent It


What's in Your Cosmetics? 

Watch the short video at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qZK50kIvsLs&feature=youtu.be 

[Made available through Rays of Hope, Girls Inc. of Holyoke and UMass Amherst]