Tag Archives: sunscreen

Myths about sun exposure

We all know that sun exposure is the greatest risk factor associated in the development of skin cancer. There are also some very common misconceptions about sun exposure. We take a look at a few of these below. Myth: Achieving … Continue reading

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Brand new guidelines announced for sunscreens

The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) announced today its new guidelines for sunscreens. The guidelines, which won’t be final until 2012, include: “Broad spectrum” sunscreens must protect against both UVA and UVB rays. Only broad spectrum sunscreens with an SPF … Continue reading

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Here Comes the Sun

As spring temperatures start their upward climb toward the hot days of summer, a lot of people are already dreaming about sun-filled days at the beach. Sun-kissed skin looks healthy, but behind the glow, UV rays are wreaking havoc on … Continue reading

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Skin Care Myths – Part 2

We often use advice handed down from family and friends when it comes to skin care, but some of that advice is actually bad for your skin. We look at some of the more popular myths and the truth behind … Continue reading

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