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Beach Beat - Orlando SentinelLocal lifeguards are starting to see more heat stroke and heat exhaustion at the beach. Of course, there's nothing like swimming in the ocean to cool off in this 90-degree temperature. The Florida Department of Health also sent out its annual reminders on...
All The RageUVA, UVB, SPF. It seems like the more experts find out about sun damage, the more confusing buying and applying sunscreen gets. Which is why we're loving a comprehensive new infographic, the Sunscreen Smokescreen, recently published from...
Lincoln ParkAhh summer in the city. The 3′ish months that make the brutal winters worth it. One summer activity that I enjoy is going to the beach and doing absolutely nothing. I don't have that guilty feeling that I should be writing a paper or studying for...
With the weather finally getting nicer, it's tempting to get out and really soak up the rays. But this Memorial Day, be smart about your skin. The American Cancer Society, as part of the National Council on Skin Cancer Prevention, has designated the...
Tags: Memorial Day, Health, Cancer, Physical Conditions, Skin Cancer
PIX11.comSpending the day at the beach with your friends is a well-intentioned summer activity. But exposing your skin to too much sun has dangerous repercussions (wrinkles, sun spots, skin cancer, you get the idea!). No matter how careful we tend to be, though,...
HealthThe good folks at WebMD have a report that brings together two items that are near and dear to my heart: protecting your skin during the warm months and confusing, conflicting medical news. What could be confusing about preventing sunburns? It turns out,...
HOW TO USE IT — Use enough sunscreen to fill a shot glass, advises the American Academy of Dermatology, though larger people should adjust accordingly. Most people apply a quarter to half of the recommended amount of sunscreen, which lowers the...
Sunscreen can help prevent those painful episodes of childhood sunburn, a risk factor for skin cancer later in life. But although sunscreen is recommended for infants older than six months by everyone from the National Institutes of Health to the American...
Peggy Lim has a healthy respect for the sun's powerful ultraviolet rays, and on a recent shopping trip she agonized over choosing a sunscreen for her three children. "I've always heard the higher the SPF [sun protection factor] the better, until you...
Los Angeles TimesSomething strange is happening in the sunscreen aisle. Shelves that had been stocked with bottles claiming an SPF, or a sun protection factor, of 30 now trumpet SPFs of 55, 70, even "110+." This not-so-subtle escalation often comes with corollary pricing....
The 33 NewsThe sun shines brightly on everyone--but if you live a neighborhood with three car garages, tennis courts and backyard pools--the sun can become too much of a good thing. It proved to be for Tammy Koffman who said she grew up in an affluent neighborhood....
Tags: Health, Dallas, Physical Conditions, Hobbies, Dermatologists
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