Some researchers are saying they are not only a waste of time, but they can be harmful.
An SPF of 30 or higher, blocks 97 percent of the suns damaging rays, the primary cause of skin cancer.
A day at the beach should include a bag full of essentials to keep you comfortable and protected in the sun. Here are five must-haves not to forget when planning a day at the beach.
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.