The continued suicide of expertise:

It turns out that if you want to protect your skin from the sun’s harsh UVA and UVB rays, you’ll need to put on sunblock every morning, according to medical experts, even if you’re staying completely inside.


‘If you can see where you are walking without the use of a flashlight, there is enough light to require the use of sunscreen,’”


Our phones, laptops, TVs and even LED light bulbs can emit blue light, aka high-energy visible light, which can impact the health of our skin as well.

Source: 18 best face sunscreens of 2021 | CNN Underscored

I thought only epidemiology was divorced from reality but dermatology is giving epidemiology world-class competition.

I thought the article was a parody of reporting (it’s CNN after all), but it is serious. What’s next? Experts advise you to wear a seat belt even when outside of your car?

By EdwardM