Health: Sunscreen & SPF NumberAn SPF of 30 or higher, blocks 97 percent of the suns damaging rays, the primary cause of skin cancer.
Basal Cell Skin Cancer On The RiseBasal cell carcinoma is the most common form of skin cancer. Those who are at risk should get regular skin checks.
Survey: Consumers Find Sunscreen Labels ConfusingResearchers 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.
Deadly Risks Of Sun TanningBasically, 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.
Report: Many Sunscreens Do Not Offer The Protection They PromiseConsumer Reports says that one-third of the sunscreens they tested did not offer the protection they promised on the label.
Consumer Reports Tests Show That Some Sunscreens Aren't Meeting SPF Claims
Caring For Aging SkinThis 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.
Do More For Skin Than Use SunscreenIn addition to wearing sun protection year round, other tips to keep skin in tip top shape include healthy eating and physical activity.
Sunscreen Reapplying ReminderSunscreen Reapplying Reminder isn't a flashy app, but it does let you set reminders for yourself to take a minute to reapply.
FDA Regulations Change Sunscreen Packaging"They're trying to make sense for the public, to make it simple for them," Dr. Antony Benedetto said.
Sunblocks May Cause Allergic ReactionUsing 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 Season For Skin CancerHaving light skin, hair, and eyes increases a patient's risk for skin cancer, as does over-exposure to ultraviolet rays at an early age.
Some Summer PrecautionsMemorial Day is almost here and with it comes the unofficial start of the summer. Enjoy the season but exercise caution.
Wear Sunscreen All The TimeSunscreen should be worn every day of the week and not just at the beach.
It's Sunscreen SeasonSunscreen 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.