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Increase in rickets linked to overuse of sunscreen

20 April 2015

Professor Alastair Sutcliffe (UCL Institute of Child Health) says the overuse of sunblock could be a contributing factor to the increasing cases of rickets and vitamin D deficiency across the UK. Read: Scotsman, More: Telegraph, Nottingham Post, Listen: BBC Radio Scotland 'Newsdrive' (from 1 hour 19 mins)