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Surveys show younger Americans doubt the safety of sunscreen. Misinformation on social media isn't helping.
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Sunscreen is the best way to protect ourselves against skin cancer. But doctors are concerned by a backlash against sunscreen that is spreading on social media. Recent surveys suggest many younger Americans are buying into this misinformation, at a time when skin cancer is rising in this age group.