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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...
AP Health WriterWASHINGTON (AP) — Sunbathers headed to the beach this summer will find new sunscreen labels on store shelves that are designed to make the products more effective and easier to use. But despite those long-awaited changes, many sunscreens continue to...
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 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...
Reporter and PhotographerSPRINGFIELD, Mo. -- Tanning beds are no more dangerous than band-aids and tongue depressors-- at least that's what the FDA's classification says. But the Food and Drug Administration wants to change that. The government wants detailed warning labels...
ReutersBy Toni Clarke Washington, May 6 (Reuters) - Tanning beds and sunlamps will be required to carry stronger warning labels under new regulations proposed by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration, which is also recommending the machines not be used by...
RedEyeWhat's that smell? It's like … coconut and chemicals and a little bit of sweat? Oh don't worry, guys, that's just me, over here luxuriating in my Aveeno Natural Protection Broad-Spectrum SPF 50 sunblock. I'm also rocking this wide-brim hat the...
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...
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...
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