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Fewer U.S. Teens Using Sunscreen, Study Finds August 21, 2014

Warnings about sun exposure and skin cancer aren't getting through, experts say

Shield Yourself From the Sun August 02, 2014

Expert offers tips on avoiding, treating sunburn

Health Tip: Act Fast After Sunburn July 09, 2014

Get to a shady spot at the first signs of burn

Indoor Tanning Leads to Early Skin Cancer, Study Says June 23, 2014

Researchers say radiation from artificial sources is much stronger than midday sun

Mouse Study Supports Notion of 'Tanning Addiction' June 19, 2014

'Feel-good' hormones respond to daily UV light exposure, researchers find

It's Better to Prevent a Sunburn Than to Treat One, Dermatologist Says June 07, 2014

Sunscreen, shade and covering up can help protect against skin damage in the short- and long-term

Prom Isn't a Good Reason to Hit the Tanning Salon May 30, 2014

Indoor tanning increases the risk of skin cancer, experts say

5 or More Bad Sunburns While Young Tied to Higher Melanoma Risk May 30, 2014

Odds for deadly skin cancer rise 80 percent, nurses' study finds

Indoor Tanning Ups Melanoma Risk, Even Without Burning: Study May 28, 2014

Expert warns against trying for a pre-summer glow

Tips for Staying Safe in the Sun May 26, 2014

Cover up or slather on the sunscreen to protect skin from the sun, even on cloudy says, advise experts

Health Tip: Which SPF Do I Need? May 13, 2014

Here's how to figure it out

Teens' Indoor Tanning May Be Linked to Unhealthy Dieting April 11, 2014

Poor body image behind both behaviors, expert says

College Women: Have a Healthy Spring Break March 23, 2014

FDA has tips on sun safety, medication, staying hydrated and more

Teens Who Indoor Tan Often Take Other Health Risks: Survey February 26, 2014

CDC study tied practice to binge drinking, drug use and extreme weight control measures

Beauty, Not Health May Spur Teens to Use Sunscreen February 17, 2014

Tanning's damaging effect on looks mattered more to teens than skin cancer risks, study found

Indoor Tanning Laws Help Keep Teen Girls Away, Study Finds February 14, 2014

In states that had some restrictions in place, use of tanning beds dropped 30 percent

Health Tip: Talk to Teens About Tanning February 14, 2014

Make sure they use sunscreen

Lymph Node Test a Good Strategy for Melanoma: Study February 12, 2014

Disease spread was detected and treated sooner, with better survival in patients who received 'sentinel node' biopsy

Sunlight Might Be Good for Your Blood Pressure: Study January 20, 2014

Researchers figure out why, suggest not getting enough might raise risk for heart disease

Tanning Salons Now Outnumber McDonald's Outlets in Florida: Study December 26, 2013

Indoor tanning has strong ties to skin cancer and Florida has one of the highest rates of the disease

Selecting Sunglasses for Healthy Eyes October 05, 2013

Tips for protecting your vision and skin

Skin Cancer Patients Not Avoiding Sun, Study Suggests October 02, 2013

Danish researchers looked at exposure after melanoma diagnosis

Health Tip: Help Sun-Damaged Skin September 05, 2013

Apply sunscreen daily

Docs Rarely Discuss Sunscreens With Patients, Study Finds September 04, 2013

That's true even when the patient has a prior history of skin cancer

Many Teen Girls Using Tanning Beds: Report August 19, 2013

Messages about skin cancer don't seem to outweigh the desire for a 'healthy glow'

Health Tip: Are You at Risk for Melanoma? August 08, 2013

Sun exposure and use of tanning booths increase your chances

Scientists ID Molecule Behind Sunburn Pain August 05, 2013

Finding could lead to better sunblock products, researchers say

Perils of Grilling Go Far Beyond Charred Food July 05, 2013

Flash fires from lingering vapors pose serious risks

Check Your Summer Burn IQ July 05, 2013

From grills to fireworks to hot sand, danger lurks

Look Beyond the Sun for Skin Cancer Culprits, Doctors Warn June 21, 2013

Tanning beds, organ transplants and smoking among additional risk factors

Oregon Woman Tans Her Way to a Melanoma Diagnosis June 21, 2013

She now blogs about her experience and how she has learned to accept her natural skin color

Sunless Tanners Still a Tough Sell, Survey Finds May 30, 2013

Despite health risks associated with tanning, many young women still prefer the real thing

As Summer Approaches, Experts Offer Tips on Preventing Skin Cancer May 26, 2013

Sun protection, regular skin checks help lower your risk

Revised Sunscreen Labels Should Help Consumers Make Wiser Choices May 20, 2013

New survey finds 1 in 7 products still claim an 'SPF' rating of 50 or higher

Look for New, Improved Sunscreen Labels May 10, 2013

Choosing effective sun protection should be easier now, experts say

Red Hair Pigment Might Raise Melanoma Risk: Study May 09, 2013

Dermatologists say redheads must take extra care to check skin, avoid sun

Among Hispanics, Risky Sun Exposure Varies by Language Spoken: Study April 17, 2013

English-speaking adults less likely to protect themselves, researchers find

Strides Made in Preventing Cancer, But Challenges Remain: Report April 11, 2013

American Cancer Society looked at smoking, obesity, disease screening, tanning and more

More Than a Quarter of Melanoma Survivors Skip Sunscreen, Study Finds April 08, 2013

And 2 percent continue to use tanning beds, researchers report

Melanoma Rates Rising in U.S. Children April 03, 2013

Deadly skin cancer still rare in kids, but long-term study found 2 percent yearly increase among whites

Without Laws, Many Tanning Salons Would Allow Kids: Study February 25, 2013

Missouri survey found operators often misrepresent indoor tanning as safe, even healthy

Sunshine Linked to Lower Rheumatoid Arthritis Risk: Study February 05, 2013

Women estimated to have more exposure to UV-B rays had decreased risk, researchers say

Living Near Equator May Boost Your Risk for Allergy, Asthma February 04, 2013

This could be due to UV ray exposure, study author says

Certain Skin Cancers More Common in HIV-Positive People February 01, 2013

Large study found higher rates of squamous cell, basal cell carcinomas

Fans of Reality Beauty Shows Twice as Likely to Tan: Study January 10, 2013

Practice could make them more susceptible to skin cancer, researchers say

Health Issues Add to Risk of Vitamin D Deficiency, Study Says November 01, 2012

Women with conditions including arthritis and cancer should be aware of vitamin D drop during winter

Melanoma Odds Doubled for Transplant, Lymphoma Patients: Study October 10, 2012

Early detection of this serious skin cancer is critical

Indoor Tanning Causes Common Skin Cancers, Study Finds October 03, 2012

While less deadly than melanoma, basal cell and squamous cell cancers can be disfiguring

Mailed Kits May Prompt Parents to Protect Kids From Sun September 30, 2012

Low-cost mailers led to greater use of 'sun-protective' clothing, hats and shade, study finds

College Students Who Use Tanning Beds Often Burn: Study August 03, 2012

Ultraviolet exposure not 'controlled' as advertised, researchers warn

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