How to read sunscreen labels and talk with kids about drug misuse

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A cosmetic chemist dissects misleading sunscreen ingredients and labels. Then, a SSM health educator discusses a reported rise in children having vaping and THC products.

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  • How to choose the right sunscreen for you

    Phrases on sunscreen packaging such as “reef safe” or “non-toxic” can instill both false confidence and unnecessary concern in consumers, according to the American Academy of Dermatology. A cosmetic scientist addresses common misconceptions about sunscreen ingredients.

  • Sheriff: Vaping, marijuana use a growing concern among Wisconsin youth

    According to the Monroe County Sheriff’s Office, there’s been a dramatic increase in children possessing marijuana and vaping devices. A local health educator shares how she talks to kids about THC and nicotine products.

Episode Credits

  • Kate Archer Kent Host
  • Avery Lea Rogers Producer
  • Mackenzie Krumme Producer
  • Courtney Everett Producer
  • Trina La Susa Technical Director
  • Kelly Dobos Guest
  • Megan Timm Guest

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