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Survey: Consumers Find Sunscreen Labels Confusing

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.

06/18/2015

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Deadly Risks Of Sun Tanning

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.

06/09/2015

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Best Products For Protecting Kids Against Summer Sun

Keep away sunburn and have some fun in the sun this Summer with these kid-friendly products.

06/01/2015

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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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Study: Sunscreen Can Affect Male Fertility

Sunscreen. It’s just another thing to add to the list of products that could be affecting human fertility.

12/02/2014

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Sunscreen Label Changes Make It Easier To Choose Correct Product

With skin cancer rates on the rise, choosing sunscreen is an important job that needs to be done correctly.

07/14/2013

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The Risks Of Sun Exposure And How To Protect Your Skin This Summer

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.

06/03/2013

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Health: Most Sunscreens Don’t Provide Good Protection

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.

05/21/2013

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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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Avoid Sun To Avoid Skin Cancer

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.

07/23/2012

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Health: Sunscreen Danger?

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.

06/05/2012

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Staying Safe In The Summer Sun

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.

05/14/2012

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Reminder From Main Line Doctor: Put Sunscreen On Exposed Feet!

Maybe the feet are the Rodney Dangerfields of body parts — they don’t get no respect.

07/25/2011

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Health Alert: New FDA Rules For Sunscreens

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.

06/14/2011

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