(HealthDay)— The "healthy glow" associated with a tan is actually a sign of danger, a dermatologist says.
Residents of snowy, northern U.S. cities are at risk of vitamin D deficiency and worse, may not even know it.
(HealthDay)—The number of U.S. teens using sunscreen dropped nearly 12 percent in the last decade, a new report shows.
We're often told that worrying can be harmful to one's health. But University at Buffalo researchers say that when it comes to preventing skin cancer, a little fear is good for you.
Research conducted at the Texas Biomedical Research Institute, published in the latest issue of the scientific journal Pigment Cell and Melanoma, has established unequivocally in a natural animal model that t ...
(Medical Xpress)—Scientists have shown that sunscreen cannot be relied upon alone to prevent malignant melanoma, the most deadly form of skin cancer, according to research* published in Nature.
(Medical Xpress)—Next time your kids complain about putting on sunscreen, tell them this: Sunscreen shields a superhero gene that protects them from getting cancer.
Car windows are designed to protect you in an accident. But they won't necessarily protect you from the sun. Automotive glass must meet a host of government standards in the U.S. and elsewhere. It has to let in the maximum ...
(HealthDay)—Even if you've suffered skin cancer in the past, it's unlikely your doctor will mention sunscreen during the average office visit, a new study finds.
As temperatures soar this week, new figures from Cancer Research UK and NIVEA SUN show that 37 per cent of people admit the last time they were sunburnt was in the UK.
Forty per cent of UK parents (which equates to around 4.5 million) of children aged 16 or under admit they often forget to protect their skin in strong sun because they are concentrating on protecting their ...
New research from sunny Australia provides some of the strongest evidence to date that near-daily sunscreen use can slow the aging of skin.
As the summer season kicks into gear, U.S. Senator Richard Blumenthal (D-CT) joined Health Center experts today to urge consumers to make smart decisions about sunscreen use. Effective this year, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration ...
(AP)—Sunbathers this summer will find new sunscreen labels that are designed to make the products more effective and easier to use.
(HealthDay)—New labeling laws for sunscreen will help American consumers choose the product that provides the best sun protection, experts say.