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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...
Tags: Skin Cancer, Consumers, Sunburn
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...
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...
El SentinelPronto llega el verano, aunque el sol y el calor hacen que desde ya mucha gente vaya a la playa. Pensando en ello las autoridades de salud quieren recordar a las personas sobre el peligro de estar expuestos mucho tiempo al sol. Melanoma, la forma más...
Tags: Skin Cancer
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...
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...
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,...
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...
The sauna that is Florida in the summer has arrived a bit ahead of schedule this year, which means those of us who work out in the great outdoors need a superhero sunscreen that can withstand prolific perspiration. But now the federal Food and Drug ...
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