Dr. Kevin Dawson explains details on new sunscreen chemical study

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The FDA is calling for research on sunscreens after a study found chemicals from certain sunscreens were being absorbed into the users blood stream.

KHON2 News anchor, Brigette Namata was joined in the studio Tuesday night, by Chief of Dermatology at the Queen’s Medical Center, Dr. Kevin Dawson. 

Dr. Kevin Dawson spoke about key points from the sunscreen study, how the sunscreen ingredients are measured in the bloodstream, and other ingredients not tested in the study.

He also expressed that it is still safe to use sunscreen to protect yourselves from sun exposure and sunburn.

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