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I am a member of the baby oil generation. Half a century ago, we spent our summers at the pool, slick with a kind of fluid magnifying glass that turned our skin red, then brown. You wouldn't have been caught dead without a suntan back in the day. And...
Anderson Cooper recently shared a picture of himself on Instagram with a patch over one of his eyes after he was blinded while on assignment off the coast of Portugal. The CNN host said UV light bounced off the water and burned his eye, resulting in 36...
Two new government studies show young people are still putting themselves at risk for skin cancer by getting sunburned and going to indoor tanning beds. One study by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention found that half of those aged 18...
Summer is just around the corner, but its damaging rays and humidity have already arrived. We all know too much sun can damage skin and speed aging, while too much moisture can clog pores. With the right products, you can keep your skin safe from the...
Ah, summer. A time for all sorts of fun activities — hikes, cookouts, pool days, bike rides and more. And ow, summer. A time for all kinds of seasonal injuries and health emergencies. such as burns from the grill, tick bites, heat stroke and...
House Speaker Michael E. Busch was treated this week for what he called a non life-threatening form of skin cancer -- a condition he attributes largely to his years of work as a lifeguard at a time when sunblock was less effective and often went unused....
A little extra care on hot summer days can prevent a day at the beach or a picnic in your favorite park from turning nasty. 1. Drink plenty of fluids - During heavy exercise in a hot environment, drink 2-4 glasses (16-32 ounces) of cool fluids each...
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SunSpot StaffYou bury it under layers of wool to keep it from getting dried out and frozen for months and months. When the seasons change you celebrate by exposing it to intense heat, too excited by the prospect of wearing shorts and tank tops to take the time to...
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Sun StaffJennifer Martin was 28 years old and three months pregnant when a doctor diagnosed her malignant melanoma, the most deadly type of skin cancer. Fifty years ago, the disease rarely struck people in their 20s. Now, it is one of the most common types of...
Summer is here, and with it comes additional sun exposure, as residents and tourists flock to the Sunshine State's beaches and pools. With skin cancer rates rising annually, dermatologists at Delray Medical Center are encouraging daily use of sunscreen...
Premium Health News ServiceHOW SWEET IT'S NOT: SUGARY DRINKS TAKE A TOLL ON HEALTH In case you haven't heard, imbibing too many sugary soft drinks is bad for you. Now we know just how bad. Sweetened sodas, sports drinks, and fruit drinks may be the cause of 25,000 deaths per...
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...
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