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Report: Many Sunscreens Do Not Offer The Protection They Promise

Consumer Reports says that one-third of the sunscreens they tested did not offer the protection they promised on the label.

05/19/2015

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Consumer Reports Tests Show That Some Sunscreens Aren’t Meeting SPF Claims

By Jim Donovan: When shopping for sunscreen, SPF (sun protection factor) is usually an important feature for consumers. Consumer Reports recently tested 34 sunscreens and found almost a third of them didn’t meet the SPF […]

05/14/2015

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Caring For Aging Skin

This is the time of year when many of my patients notice that they think their skin is looking older. Here’s what you can do to protect it.

05/11/2015

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Do More For Skin Than Use Sunscreen

In addition to wearing sun protection year round, other tips to keep skin in tip top shape include healthy eating and physical activity.

07/21/2014

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Sunscreen Reapplying Reminder

Sunscreen Reapplying Reminder isn’t a flashy app, but it does let you set reminders for yourself to take a minute to reapply.

07/03/2013

FDA Regulations Change Sunscreen Packaging

“They’re trying to make sense for the public, to make it simple for them,” Dr. Antony Benedetto said.

05/23/2013

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Sunblocks May Cause Allergic Reaction

Using sunblock is critical but be careful about the lotion you choose. Some may cause allergic reactions – and it may not be the lotion itself.

04/26/2013

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The Season For Skin Cancer

Having light skin, hair, and eyes increases a patient’s risk for skin cancer, as does over-exposure to ultraviolet rays at an early age.

05/17/2012

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Some Summer Precautions

Memorial Day is almost here and with it comes the unofficial start of the summer. Enjoy the season but exercise caution.

05/23/2011

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Wear Sunscreen All The Time

Sunscreen should be worn every day of the week and not just at the beach.

05/05/2011

It’s Sunscreen Season

Sunscreen is not just for summer. KYW’s medical editor Dr. Brian McDonough explains that many lotions and cosmetics provide the much-needed protection year round.

09/24/2010