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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...
Temperatures are getting hotter, the days longer and school is almost out for summer. WSBT is continuing its series "Mom's Summer Survival Guide," by taking a look at protecting your child's skin and eyes this summer. There are three things no one...
WASHINGTON (AP) — Federal regulators will require sunscreen manufacturers to test their products' effectiveness against sun rays that pose the greatest risk of skin cancer. Under new rules being announced Tuesday, they also will have to follow...
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...
Tags: Skin Cancer, Internists, Dermatology, Dermatologists, Boston
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...
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