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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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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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Treating Cold Sores

Cold sores are caused by a type of virus called herpes which is contagious. They usually show up on the lips or the mouth as a cluster of blisters with a red base.

04/21/2011

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