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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...
The Boston Marathon turned out to be a hot, sweaty, grueling race for even the most experienced runners. The Boston Globe reported that more than 2,100 people were treated for heat exhaustion, dehydration and other illnesses because of temperatures...
Just last week, when triple-digit temperatures prompted schools to close and governments to issue heat advisories, venturing out into the sun was something to avoid. But now that the weather has cooled down to the reasonable range, here's some news about...
Maryland WeatherFROM TODAY'S PRINT EDITIONS:Today is “Don’t Fry Day,” designated by the EPA and the National Council on Skin Cancer to remind Americans to protect themselves and their kids from too much sun. As you head off for the beach or park,......
Baltimore Sun reporterThere's no reason to leave your environmental ethic behind when you go to the beach. There are simple ways to take care of the sand and surf that don't require a lot of work. If you need some help thinking about what you can do before you go, while you're...
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...
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 Brunswick News, Ga.The Golden Isles will be the place to be this week with sunshine and warmer temperatures. Kate Guillet, a meteorologist with the National Weather Service in Jacksonville, says this morning's low 40s is the only chilly temperatures Brunswick and St....
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...
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