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American Academy of Dermatology Public Resource Newsletter: "Apply Products in this Sequence," "Sunscreen Remains a Safe, Effective Form of Sun Protection," "Sunscreens," "Skin of Color."
American Cancer Society: "Skin Cancer Prevention and Early Detection."
Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center (Harvard Medical School): "True or False: Dark-skinned People Don't Need Sunscreen?"
CDC: "Insect Repellant Use and Safety."
FDA: "FDA Announces Changes to Better Inform Consumers About Sunscreen."
Ministère de la Famille et des Aînés/College of Medicine of Quebec: "Protocol for Applying Insect Repellent."
Neale, R. Arch Dermatol , October 2002.
Skin Cancer Foundation: "Sunscreen Safety: The Reality," "Sunscreens Explained," "The Skin Cancer Foundation's Guide to Sunscreens – Should Sunscreen be Used Only by People of High Risk?" "What Goes on First?"
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