Sunburn and Tan Health News

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5/12/2016
How Your Car Side Window May Be Harming Your Skin, Eyes

Many don't offer enough protection from the sun's damaging UV rays, study finds

5/9/2016
New 'Second Skin' Temporarily Smoothes Wrinkles

This invisible layer could restore youthful appearance for up to 24 hours

4/28/2016
Some Smart Yet Easy Ways to Shield Yourself From Skin Cancer

Dermatologist offers advice on how to prevent, detect any abnormalities

4/18/2016
Sunscreen Delays Melanoma in Mice, Researchers Say

Study results suggest scientists can use mice to find better ways to prevent deadly skin cancer in humans

4/6/2016
Gene May Raise Melanoma Risk, Even Without Sun Exposure

Variant of gene linked to skin pigmentation tied to higher chance of deadly skin cancer in study

4/4/2016
Tanning May Limit Skin's Ability to Produce Vitamin D: Study

Even those with significant sun exposure can have low levels of this essential vitamin, research shows

2/16/2016
Study Pushes 'More Is More' Approach to Shielding Kids From the Sun

Protective swim shirt, text reminders some ways to help reduce children's skin cancer risk

1/20/2016
Teens Who Tan Indoors May Be More Likely to Smoke, Drink, Use Drugs: Study

But researchers add that finding doesn't prove cause-and-effect link

12/18/2015
FDA Proposes Tanning Bed Ban for Minors

Agency also wants those over 18 to sign papers stating they know health risks before using the beds

10/21/2015
B Vitamin May Help Ward Off Some Skin Cancers

Study found high-risk patients who took nicotinamide daily developed fewer non-melanoma lesions

10/7/2015
Tanning Bed Use, Skin Cancer Rates High Among Gay Men: Study

Experts note future prevention efforts need to target this group

9/22/2015
Check Yourself for Signs of Skin Cancer, Doctors Advise

One in five Americans will develop the disease in their lifetime, experts say

8/20/2015
Many Parents Aren't Shielding Babies From Sun's Harmful Rays: Study

12 percent told researchers their children had tanned in their first six months of life

8/14/2015
Serving in Middle East May Raise Skin Cancer Risk in U.S. Vets

Study cites limited use of sun protection, lack of awareness

7/24/2015
New Skin Cancer Drug Approved by FDA

Odomzo is a pill for locally advanced basal cell carcinoma

7/16/2015
New Dumb-But-Deadly Trend: Sunburn 'Art'

Experts warn against the dangers of the increasingly popular practice

7/2/2015
Drug Offers Hope Against Disease Where Sunlight Causes Pain

Implanted pellet allows people with rare genetic condition to venture into daylight

6/29/2015
Can Orange Juice, Grapefruit Raise Your Melanoma Risk?

Study authors think compounds in citrus may sensitize skin to sunlight, but further study needed

6/29/2015
Health Tip: Sunburn May Cause Permanent Damage

Premature skin aging and skin cancer are possible

6/11/2015
Graphic Warnings May Work Best to Keep Women From Tanning Beds

In study, labels with pictures of skin cancer's grim toll worked better than printed cautions alone

6/9/2015
Health Tip: Protect Against Skin Cancer

Use sunscreen daily, no matter the weather

6/2/2015
Melanoma Rates Way Up Among Young People in U.S.

Women account for two-thirds of cases, likely due to unsafe tanning, researchers say

5/14/2015
Many Animals Armed With Built-In Sun Block: Study

Clues sought for better solar-protection products for people

4/13/2015
Tan Skin Is Damaged Skin

Dermatologist stresses there is no safe amount of sunning time

3/24/2015
Athletes Need to Guard Against Skin Woes

From blisters to burns, what to watch out for

3/20/2015
Skin Cancer Rates Rise for Hispanic, Asian Women

Shifting preferences for tanning, along with belief that darker skin is protected, may explain trend

2/19/2015
Sun's Damage Lingers Long After Dark

UV rays cause DNA-related harm to skin cells, study finds

1/29/2015
Health Tip: Using Sunscreen

For some, it's more of a necessity

1/16/2015
Scientists Spot Gene Linked to Tanning 'Addiction'

Understanding biology behind dependence important because of rising skin cancer rates, expert says

12/23/2014
Fewer U.S. Teens in Tanning Salons, Study Finds

But, millions still putting their skin's health at risk

12/15/2014
Indoor Tanning Tied to Burns, Fainting, Eye Injuries: Study

Women, whites account for majority of emergency room patients

11/10/2014
Skin Cancer Costs Soar Compared to Other Malignancies: CDC

Findings underscore importance of prevention efforts

10/29/2014
Many U.S. Colleges Have Indoor Tanning Salons On, Near Campus: Study

Universities should ban them because of skin cancer risk, researchers say

10/7/2014
As Culture Changed, So Did Melanoma Risk, Study Finds

New fashions led to more revealing clothing -- and tans

9/19/2014
Some U.S. Troops May Face Greater Skin Cancer Risk

Soldiers might not have regular access to sunscreen, research reveals

9/3/2014
Pilots, Cabin Crews Face Higher Risk of Skin Cancer, Study Says

But, it's not clear whether flying is to blame

8/21/2014
Fewer U.S. Teens Using Sunscreen, Study Finds

Warnings about sun exposure and skin cancer aren't getting through, experts say

8/2/2014
Shield Yourself From the Sun

Expert offers tips on avoiding, treating sunburn

7/9/2014
Health Tip: Act Fast After Sunburn

Get to a shady spot at the first signs of burn

6/23/2014
Indoor Tanning Leads to Early Skin Cancer, Study Says

Researchers say radiation from artificial sources is much stronger than midday sun

6/19/2014
Mouse Study Supports Notion of 'Tanning Addiction'

'Feel-good' hormones respond to daily UV light exposure, researchers find

6/7/2014
It's Better to Prevent a Sunburn Than to Treat One, Dermatologist Says

Sunscreen, shade and covering up can help protect against skin damage in the short- and long-term

5/30/2014
Prom Isn't a Good Reason to Hit the Tanning Salon

Indoor tanning increases the risk of skin cancer, experts say

5/30/2014
5 or More Bad Sunburns While Young Tied to Higher Melanoma Risk

Odds for deadly skin cancer rise 80 percent, nurses' study finds

5/28/2014
Indoor Tanning Ups Melanoma Risk, Even Without Burning: Study

Expert warns against trying for a pre-summer glow

5/26/2014
Tips for Staying Safe in the Sun

Cover up or slather on the sunscreen to protect skin from the sun, even on cloudy says, advise experts

5/13/2014
Health Tip: Which SPF Do I Need?

Here's how to figure it out

4/11/2014
Teens' Indoor Tanning May Be Linked to Unhealthy Dieting

Poor body image behind both behaviors, expert says

3/23/2014
College Women: Have a Healthy Spring Break

FDA has tips on sun safety, medication, staying hydrated and more

2/26/2014
Teens Who Indoor Tan Often Take Other Health Risks: Survey

CDC study tied practice to binge drinking, drug use and extreme weight control measures