Before spending time outdoors in the summer, most people are quick to reach for a sunscreen. While common wisdom tells one this is the right thing to do, new research reveals that slathering on sunscreen before swimming in a chlorinated pool can result in the concoction becoming toxic. In fact, chlorine mixed with suncream has been found to result in kidney and liver dysfunctions, as well as nervous system disorders.
The study was conducted by Lomonosov Moscow State University and…
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