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Sunscreen Reduces 40% Of Skin Cancer In Young People

Scientists recommends to use sunscreen, a reasonable approach to sunscreen use even for those who are skeptical about its safety. From a philosophical perspective, some people may not use sunscreen because they believe it's not a natural way to live, or they are worried it may cause cancer, or they are concerned about sunscreen chemicals polluting water.

Low-Cost Tech Solutions Helps For Better Sleep

Millions of people struggle to get enough sleep and to stay alert the next day. Lots of apps, fitness trackers, smartwatches and even mattress motion sensors claim they can diagnose or treat sleep problems. But sleep disorder doctors say there's little evidence consumer gadgets actually improve sleep.

The technology can help describe the problem, such as waking repeatedly or too early. It does not tell you what the cause or to stop it. Experts say such products have some value: They make people focus on and try to improve their sleep.

Stereotypes Attributed to PrEP Use Examined

In 2012, the FDA approved the use of the drug emtricitabine/tenofovir disoproxil fumarate ('Truvada') as an HIV Pre-exposure Prophylaxis (PrEP) to reduce the risk of HIV infection in the event of exposure. Taking daily PrEP essentially reduces the risk of HIV transmission to near zero. Since its approval, the drug's uptake among gay and bisexual men has been met with conflict, stemming from the perceptions surrounding the drug and those who take it.