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HealthThe words "broad spectrum" will take on new meaning for the public this summer. Those are the magic words the feds have desginated for the most effective sunblock products. Under new rules that took effect in December, the U.S. Food & Drug...
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 ...
The nearly 3 in 10 white girls of high school age who use indoor tanning beds likely will soon come face-to-face with a new and stiffer warning aimed at young people eager to get that sun-kissed glow in a hurry: Don't. Faced with mounting evidence...
Have a question for Dr. Blythe? Write to her at AskThePediatrician@tribune.com. For more information on Dr. Blythe, go to pediatricassociates.com. April 29, 2013 Q: My 5-year-old daughter just had her adenoids and tonsils removed because of snoring...
WDBJ7 Multimedia JournalistThe Roanoke City Fire EMS Department transported 3 patients to Carilion Roanoke Memorial for burns within a matter of 3 days. All 3 of these patients were taken to the UVA Medical Center Burn Unit. They were all 3 very different burns: - One burn...
You would think that people who were diagnosed with melanoma -- the most deadly form of skin cancer -- would be meticulously careful about using sunscreen, avoiding tanning salons and generally protecting their skin. You would be wrong, researchers said...
In the past three days, Roanoke Fire-EMS says it has taken three people to the hospital for burns and scalds. Here are some tips on how to keep you and your family safe from burn injuries: - Never leave children alone around open flames, stoves...
Contributing WriterWith spring break and lovely spring weather right around the corner, it is vital to prepare your child for activities in the sun. Minor and serious sun issues can be avoided by following some simple rules regarding sun safety. There is no need for a...
Tribune Specialty ProductsHannah Crawford says she always assumed her seven- and nine-year old sons weren’t that concerned with what they would wear at the beach until they went to the beach in St. Joe’s, Michigan, last summer, and realized she left their swimsuits...
A tan isn't worth teens increasing their risk for skin cancer. The General Assembly should send that unequivocal message by passing a proposed ban on the use of indoor tanning devices for those under the age of 18. This is hardly a risky position. It...
SALEM, Ore. (AP) — Across the nation, lawmakers are debating where to draw the line on young teen tanning, considering proposals that would make it illegal to expose minors to ultraviolet rays from sunlamps. Those who support such a ban say the...
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