Oncology & Cancer

UV-detecting stickers warn young footballers to apply sunscreen

The simple act of putting a UV-detecting sticker on sun-exposed skin while playing outdoor sport was found to increase sunscreen use and reduce the incidence of dangerous skin damage among 14-18-year-old rugby league players.

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Understand sunscreen options

The best sunscreen is one that you'll use generously and according to label directions. Here's help understanding sunscreen ingredients, types of sunscreen and more.

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Sunscreen chemicals absorbed into body, study finds

The chemicals in sunscreens help shield people from the sun's rays, but they are also absorbed into the body at levels that raise some safety questions, a new study confirms.

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4 personal items you probably should replace today

Is your toothbrush more than four months old? And how about your contact lens case? These and other everyday essentials need regular replacing, no matter how comfortable you are with them.

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