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U.S. FDA proposes new regulations for over-the-counter sunscreens

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration said on Thursday two of the 16 currently used main chemical ingredients in over-the-counter sunscreen products are considered safe, as part of a proposal https://www.fda.gov/NewsEvents/Newsroom/PressAnnouncements/ucm631736.htm aimed at improving the safety and quality of sunscreen products sold without prescription in the United States.

One in four pre-teen suicides may be LGBT youth

(Reuters Health) - Youth 12 to 14 years old who identify as lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) are much more likely to die by suicide than their heterosexual peers, a disparity that persists but becomes less pronounced by early adulthood, a U.S. study suggests.

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