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Choose sunscreens that will protect you


    “The American Academy of Dermatology Association is concerned that Hawaii residents’ risk of developing skin cancer will increase due to new state legislation that would restrict access to sunscreens with ingredients necessary for essential broad-spectrum coverage,” writes Suzanne M. Olbricht, president of the American Academy of Dermatology Association.

In Hawaii, the death rate from melanoma, the deadliest form of skin cancer, is already 30 percent higher than the national average. Read more

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