Many doctors still believe that screening and vitamin D supplements are important for good health.
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.
The unofficial start of summer serves as an annual reminder to use sunscreen whenever you head outdoors.
To help cut through the confusion skin care experts pointed out five ingredients that should be on everyone’s shopping list.
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?
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.
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.
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.
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.
A Massachusetts man who was applying sunscreen to protect himself from a nasty burn got anything but the intended result.
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.
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.
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.