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Hong Kong research warns of sunscreen health risks

HONG KONG, China--- New research in Hong Kong has found that UV filters commonly used in sunscreen are polluting surrounding waters and could endanger human health, one of the city s leading universities said Thursday. An extensive amount of seven common UV filter chemicals was found in Hong Kong seawater as well as in fish, shrimps and mussels on aqua-farms, scientists from Hong Kong Baptist University told reporters. The effect of these contaminants passing along the food chain to humans and the lo

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