How Does Sunscreen Work? Can it Really Prevent Wrinkles and Cancer?

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Does slathering on sunscreen do anything beyond preventing a sunburn? Can it actually stop us from getting wrinkles or skin cancer? #sunscreen #skincancer #sunburn #wrinkles

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Executive Producers:
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Andrew Sobey
Elaine Seward

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Brian Diffey, PhD
Uli Osterwalder, MS
Brianne Raccor, PhD

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