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Smart steps for sun protection

(HealthDay)—You know you're supposed to slather on a high-SPF sunscreen before going out in the sun, but these five steps will help you double up on that protection.

Jul 17, 2017
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There's no such thing as a safe, healthy tan

Dear Mayo Clinic: My daughter wanted to go to a tanning bed before prom, but, instead, she opted for a spray tan. But a lot of her friends are going to a tanning bed and think it's relatively safe. Is there such a thing as ...

Jun 08, 2017
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Sunscreen confusion may burn shoppers

Consumers may need more help navigating the sunscreen aisle. A new Northwestern Medicine study found that many people seem to be confused by sunscreen terminology.

Jun 17, 2015
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Tan skin is damaged skin

(HealthDay)— The "healthy glow" associated with a tan is actually a sign of danger, a dermatologist says.

Apr 13, 2015
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