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How Safe and Effective Is Your Sunscreen? August 11, 2017

One out of three may not offer the right protection, study suggests

Health Tip: Don't Use Sunscreen on Newborns August 07, 2017

Infants aged 6 months and younger should avoid the sun

'Eye Freckles' May Predict Sun-Related Problems July 28, 2017

The spots could be linked to higher risk of cataracts, macular degeneration, study says

Melanoma Isn't the Only Serious Skin Cancer July 27, 2017

Squamous cell carcinoma is far more common and also dangerous if untreated, dermatologist says

Health Tip: Getting Too Much Sun? July 19, 2017

Here's what it can do

Some Medicines Boost Sensitivity to Sun July 17, 2017

When taking medication, check with pharmacist to see if sun exposure is an issue

Smart Steps for Sun Protection July 17, 2017

Know the ABCs of SPFs

Cancer Deaths Higher in Rural America, CDC Reports July 06, 2017

Agency head calls persistent geographic gap a 'significant public health problem'

Protect Your Skin From the Summer Sun June 27, 2017

Pick a sunscreen that blocks UVA and UVB light, skin specialist advises

Surf's Up! How to Plan for a Safe Beach Vacation June 24, 2017

Pack sun protection and any medications you need, FDA says

A Baby's Skin No Match for the Sun June 23, 2017

Shade, clothes and hats offer little ones safe protection, pediatric dermatologist says

Time for Some Summer Sun Safety Tips June 18, 2017

Pediatricians offer advice on preventing sunburns, other warm weather problems

Many Tanning Salons Defy Legal Age Limits on Users June 16, 2017

Some also make false claims about the health effects of tanning, researchers find

Health Tip: Applying Sunscreen on Children June 15, 2017

Suggestions for correct use

Have Scientists Created a Safe, Sun-Free Tan? June 14, 2017

Experiment unlocks a way to tan without harmful UV exposure, which could help prevent skin cancer

With Summer Sun Comes Heightened Skin Cancer Risk June 11, 2017

Doctor shares tips for prevention, recognition

Sunscreen 101 May 16, 2017

Study finds many people don't use it properly, raising their risk of skin cancer

Health Tip: Teach Teens About Sun Safety May 08, 2017

Explain why it's important

Kids' Sun Safety Means 'Slip, Slap, Slop' April 28, 2017

Skin cancer expert offers advice for protection against summer rays

Tanning's Allure Tied to Other Addictions March 31, 2017

Some people with need for bronzed skin likely to drink too much alcohol or have depression, study finds

More Teens Turning Their Backs on Tanning Beds: CDC March 03, 2017

Half as many high school students reported indoor tanning in 2015 versus 2009, survey finds

Hispanics Should Be Wary of the Sun's Rays, Too March 03, 2017

Skin cancer rates rising in this group, dermatologist warns

Some Melanoma Survivors Still Seek Out the Sun March 02, 2017

1 in 5 had suffered a sunburn in the past year, study finds

For a Fun and Safe Tropical Getaway, Plan Ahead February 17, 2017

Be aware of unusual health risks in the Caribbean and Central and South America, doctor advises

Many College Women Ignore Indoor Tanning's Risks January 13, 2017

7 out of 10 surveyed overlook connection to skin cancer

Resolve to Reduce Your Cancer Risk This Year January 03, 2017

Healthy habits are key to preventing the disease, cancer experts say

Melanoma Rates Rise in Some States, Fall in Others December 29, 2016

Local sun-safety campaigns may be key to progress against the deadly skin cancer, researchers say

U.S. Melanoma Rate Is Rising, Study Finds December 21, 2016

1 in every 54 Americans will develop invasive form of the skin cancer in their lifetime

Keeping Minors From Tanning Beds Would Save Thousands of Lives, Study Says December 06, 2016

FDA proposal aims to protect younger people from skin cancer

8 of 10 Texas Salons Heed Ban on Indoor Tanning for Minors November 25, 2016

But survey finds most tell older customers they can tan every day, counter to FDA-suggested limits

'Tailoring' Skin Exams May Boost Melanoma Detection November 10, 2016

Certain groups should start screening earlier, study suggests

Indoor Tanners Aren't Taking Precautions Against Skin Cancer October 12, 2016

Researchers conclude most are in denial about the health risks

Survey Finds Support for Limits on Indoor Tanning August 19, 2016

But young women in Washington, D.C., who use tanning salons oppose a total ban

How to Have Fun -- and Stay Safe -- at the Beach or Pool August 06, 2016

These water-safety tips from the American Red Cross could save a life

Ban on Indoor Tanning by Minors Not Working: Study August 02, 2016

Tanning salon use showed little change after 2013 ban, and rose among N.J. high school boys

Don't Let Burns Spoil Your Summer Fun July 08, 2016

Follow these expert tips for safe cookouts and sunburn prevention

4 in 10 Popular Sunscreens Don't Meet Sun Safety Standards: Study July 06, 2016

Biggest problem with products was lack of resistance to sweat or water

Baby Your Baby With Sunscreen June 16, 2016

For starters, apply it at least 15 minutes before heading out, pediatrician advises

Don't Get Caught Without Your Sunscreen June 12, 2016

Doctor says many people don't know how much to use

Sun Protection Comes in Many Forms May 29, 2016

Thorough and frequent application of sunblock is crucial, expert says

6 Sun Safety Tips for 'Don't Fry Day' May 27, 2016

National Council on Skin Cancer Prevention reminds you to avoid unprotected sun exposure

How Your Car Side Window May Be Harming Your Skin, Eyes May 12, 2016

Many don't offer enough protection from the sun's damaging UV rays, study finds

New 'Second Skin' Temporarily Smoothes Wrinkles May 09, 2016

This invisible layer could restore youthful appearance for up to 24 hours

Some Smart Yet Easy Ways to Shield Yourself From Skin Cancer April 28, 2016

Dermatologist offers advice on how to prevent, detect any abnormalities

Sunscreen Delays Melanoma in Mice, Researchers Say April 18, 2016

Study results suggest scientists can use mice to find better ways to prevent deadly skin cancer in humans

Gene May Raise Melanoma Risk, Even Without Sun Exposure April 06, 2016

Variant of gene linked to skin pigmentation tied to higher chance of deadly skin cancer in study

Tanning May Limit Skin's Ability to Produce Vitamin D: Study April 04, 2016

Even those with significant sun exposure can have low levels of this essential vitamin, research shows

Study Pushes 'More Is More' Approach to Shielding Kids From the Sun February 16, 2016

Protective swim shirt, text reminders some ways to help reduce children's skin cancer risk

Teens Who Tan Indoors May Be More Likely to Smoke, Drink, Use Drugs: Study January 20, 2016

But researchers add that finding doesn't prove cause-and-effect link

B Vitamin May Help Ward Off Some Skin Cancers October 21, 2015

Study found high-risk patients who took nicotinamide daily developed fewer non-melanoma lesions

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