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Labelled sunscreen SPFs overestimate protection in natural sunlight

The concept of the Sun Protection Factor (SPF) was popularised by the Austrian scientist Franz Greiter in the 1970s and subsequently adopted by many regulatory authorities and the cosmetic and pharmaceutical industries as a measure of the

Forewarned is forearmed: Protect your children from surprising hot weather injuries this summer

It is known that hot weather adversely affects health and raises mortality rates. This has been reported globally by the World Health Organisation, and locally in Australia.  In addition to death, adverse effects of health that have