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A government panel has proposed new guidelines for vitamin D screenings. (Credit: CBS 2)

Dr. Max Gomez: Government Proposes New Guidelines For Vitamin D Screening

Many doctors still believe that screening and vitamin D supplements are important for good health.

06/23/2014

Sunscreen Advice

Experts Advise How To Get Best Protection From Sunscreen

With summer around the corner, it is also the season for sun screen. But how protected you are can depend on a variety of factors.

06/06/2014

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Dr. Max Gomez: ‘Tis The Season To Liberally Apply Sunscreen

The unofficial start of summer serves as an annual reminder to use sunscreen whenever you head outdoors.

05/20/2014

Dermatologists suggested taking a close look at the ingredients before making your next skin care purchase. (Credit CBS 2)

Experts Clear Up The Confusion Surrounding Skin Care Products

To help cut through the confusion skin care experts pointed out five ingredients that should be on everyone’s shopping list.

11/15/2013

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Seen At 11: Could A Pill Replace Your Sunscreen?

If you have spent time in the sun this summer chances are you’ve lathered up with lotions, sprays, and oils to keep your skin healthy; but, what if all you needed was a pill?

07/11/2013

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Seen At 11: New Treatments Go Below The Surface To Stop Skin Cancer Before It Starts

Actinic keratoses look like red, scaly patches and are usually found on sun-exposed skin like backs of hands, balding scalps, ears, and the face. The keratoses can usually be frozen off with liquid nitrogen, but they could signal a more serious problem.

06/10/2013

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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

Sen. Schumer speaks in Bryant Park, June 2, 2013. (credit: Glenn Schuck/1010 WINS)

Schumer Calls On FDA To Expedite Process To Get Better Sunscreens On Store Shelves

Sen. Charles Schumer, speaking in Bryant Park, said there are highly advanced sunscreens available around the world, but said the federal Food and Drug Administration still has not approved them for use in the U.S.

06/02/2013

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Renewed Push In Albany For Sunscreen Expiration Labels

As the weather heats up and sun worshipers flock to the beach, people are relying on sunscreen to keep them from getting burned. But what many people don’t know is that some sunscreens expire.

05/31/2013

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Seen At 11: Dangers That Come With Using Sunscreen

A Massachusetts man who was applying sunscreen to protect himself from a nasty burn got anything but the intended result.

06/07/2012

Protecting skin from the sun

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.

05/01/2012

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HealthWatch: Sunscreen Label Changes

The FDA will require manufacturers to test sunscreens for protection against both types of ultraviolet rays. UVB rays cause burning, UVA rays cause wrinkling, and both cause cancer.

06/15/2011

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LI Lawmaker Wants Expiration Dates On Sunscreen

Most people probably don’t know how long a bottle of sunscreen has been sitting on a store’s shelf, but it’s been for more than two years, the product will no longer protect your skin from sun burns and skin cancer.

06/05/2011