When you’re looking for an alternative to the standard white-hot summer sun, you’ll likely find yourself in the business of air fresheners.
And, it turns out, that’s not just the case in Florida.
According to an analysis of a recent survey of residents in the Sunshine State, the number of people using air freshens has tripled since 2011, with many people using them more than once a day.
In the process, the air is becoming more toxic, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).
And while some air fresheers have been proven to kill UV-induced skin cancers, a new study finds that there’s no way to predict the effectiveness of an air freshene.
Researchers at the University of Florida found that, while many people claim to have “successfully” used an air Freshener, the actual rate of success is far lower than that claimed.
The researchers studied the health effects of air Fresheers in Miami, Florida, and found that only about 3 percent of people successfully used an aerosol air fresher in the three months before the study.
And for those who did, the rates of UV-related skin cancers were just 2 percent.
Researchers were able to compare the health risks of air- freshening with other forms of air pollution, such as ozone pollution.
For instance, the researchers found that the overall health risks from ozone pollution were significantly lower than the health benefits from using an air-freshener.
What’s more, the results showed that ozone pollution is far less of a problem in Miami than in other areas, with fewer than 3 percent cases of skin cancer reported there.
This study is a reminder that air freshers are a necessary, and often necessary, tool for residents to protect themselves against UV-radiation, but it’s important to remember that not everyone is going to be able to use one of these methods.
As long as people have a safe way to protect their skin, air freshes will likely continue to be a popular choice.
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