| May 9, 2012
| 11:17 AM
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...
| May 11, 2012
| 4:00 AM
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...
| Jul 1, 2012
| 9:18 PM
Skin protection is of the utmost importance during summer, whether you're on the beach or by the pool. Although it's a bit cooler at the shore and you may escape the really scorching heat, you can't be too careful. There are plenty of options for...
| Apr 17, 2012
| 10:35 AM
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...
| May 27, 2011
| 4:22 AM
FROM 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,......
| Jun 15, 2011
| 4:40 AM
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...
| Aug 20, 2009
There'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...
| Nov 27, 2013
| 9:21 AM
Most of this morning's showers and clouds already are giving way to blue sky. Expect the rest of the day to be mostly sunny, mild and breezy with a small chance of rain.
By this evening, it should be clear and cool - and cold by late tonight....
| Sep 27, 2013
| 12:30 PM
DEAR MAYO CLINIC: My physician recommended that I be screened by a dermatologist for a baseline risk assessment. What is this, and is it necessary? I use sunscreen regularly and have skin that normally does not burn. Am I still at risk for skin cancer?...
| Sep 26, 2013
| 5:39 AM
NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Mobile dermatology applications may help people learn about UV rays or keep tabs on their moles, but they are not a substitute for seeing a doctor, researchers said Wednesday.
They searched online stores and found over 200...
| Sep 30, 2013
| 6:30 AM
I have previously discussed the importance of sunscreen, but it's equally important to discuss the risk of artificial tanning and the use of tanning beds. I've emphasized that it's never too young to start using sunscreen, but for some reason teens...
| Sep 30, 2013
| 6:30 AM
Winter is fast receding and for many young people, Spring Break is here! I only wish I still had Spring Break to look forward to, but with my kids "almost" grown, it's no longer on my agenda. For those of you lucky enough to be traveling to warm climes,...