Researchers from Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine surveyed more than 100 people and found only 43 percent understood the definition of “sun protection factor,” or SPF.
Basically, if you’re going to enjoy the sun, you need to be careful. Tens of thousands of people die each year from too much sun.
Keep away sunburn and have some fun in the sun this Summer with these kid-friendly products.
Consumer Reports says that one-third of the sunscreens they tested did not offer the protection they promised on the label.
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 […]
Sunscreen. It’s just another thing to add to the list of products that could be affecting human fertility.
With skin cancer rates on the rise, choosing sunscreen is an important job that needs to be done correctly.
Now that sun exposure is considered a cancer risk on the same level with tobacco and asbestos, it’s time to get serious about protecting yourself.
Does your sunscreen live up to its promise? A consumer watchdog group says most don’t. 3 On Your Side Health Reporter Stephanie Stahl explains.
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.
The risk of developing skin cancer is increased by exposure to sunlight. Sunblock can help protect against it but it is not one hundred percent.
A warning about sunscreen and outdoor grilling. 3 On Your Side Health Reporter Stephanie Stahl has the story of a freak accident that almost killed a man.
Summer is the time for fun in the sun. But you’ll enjoy it a whole lot more if you protect your skin with these helpful tips.
Maybe the feet are the Rodney Dangerfields of body parts — they don’t get no respect.
The Food and Drug Administration unveiled new guidelines to standardize sunscreen labels. They hope to make it easier for consumers to know how much sun protection they are getting.