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Shining a light on SPF labels: FDA's new regulation will take out the guessing game of which lotion to use while in the email@example.comTeenagers don’t get skin cancer. At least, that’s what Katie Carmichael believed. But an indentation on her leg tells a different story — a scar that remains five years after a specialist removed an inch of flesh, half a centimeter...
This year, consumers will start seeing some label changes on sunscreen bottles, as mandated by the Food and Drug Administration. To be better informed sunscreen users before hitting the beach, we turned to Dr. Tina Venetos, a board-certified...
Q: I went to buy sunscreen. I spend a lot of time in the pool and wanted to buy a sunscreen that was waterproof. I couldn't find any. Have the labels changed? A: Most sunscreen products have new labels. Mandated by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration...
First thing: Anyone can get skin cancer, and they get it from the UV, or ultraviolet rays of the sun as well as sun lamps and tanning booths. Light-skinned, fair-haired and light-eyed people do have a greater risk, but dark-skinned people get it as well....
Clark County Health DepartmentChildhood memories are flavored with fun summertime activities including trips to the beach, walks to the ice cream shop and rides around the neighborhood. But while you and your kids enjoy the seemingly carefree elements of summer, emergency room doctors...
Rows upon rows of sunscreen products fill area pharmacy sections, but it will be a little bit easier to choose the correct product this summer. Sunscreen packaging is changing due to mandates from the Food and Drug Administration that require more...
So, there you are in the sunscreen aisle, where the number of products on the shelves is approximately equal to the number of grains of sand on a beach. How to choose? Read the labels. Your decision may still not be easy, but new labeling regulations...
In Consumer Reports' latest Ratings of sunscreens, Up & Up (Target) Continuous Spray Sport SPF 50 and Equate (Wal-Mart) Ultra Protection Lotion SPF 50 earned the highest scores in tests and were among the least expensive. Some of the priciest sunscreens...
ReutersNEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Using sunscreen every day may help protect against aging skin, according to a new study from Australia. Although the benefits of sunscreen are well know when it comes to preventing sunburns and lowering skin cancer risks,...
WDBJ7 anchor/reporterThe Food and Drug Administration hopes new regulations on sunscreen labels will better educate consumers and help protect against skin cancer. Many of us have a collection of sunscreen products in our homes. But are we using the right products that...
We count on sunscreens to protect us from the sun’s harmful UV rays. The higher the SPF the better the protection. Right? Not necessarily. Consumer Reports tested a dozen sunscreens both lotions and sprays and finds there is no guarantee you are...
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