Sunburn and Tan Health News

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5/27/2010
Many People Still Don't Know How to Protect Against Skin Cancer

Myths about UV light exposure persist, survey finds

5/16/2010
Guard Kids' Eyes Against Long-Term Sun Damage

Youngsters are especially vulnerable to harmful rays, experts warn

5/12/2010
A Tan Is Still Admired, Despite Risks

Survey finds conflicting opinions about suntans and skin cancer

5/5/2010
Poll Finds Sun Smarts Vary From City to City

Hartford gets top grade for skin cancer awareness; Pittsburgh fares worst

4/25/2010
Time to Remind Teens About Sun Protection

Young women are especially likely to develop skin cancer, experts say

3/26/2010
FDA Advisers Urge Stricter Regulation of Tanning Beds

Citing skin-cancer risk, experts recommend potential ban on use by people under 18, among other measures

3/25/2010
FDA Panel Weighs New Restrictions on Tanning Beds

Experts say devices' UV rays help spur skin cancer, but industry says it's not so clear

3/15/2010
Non-Melanoma Skin Cancers in the Millions and Rising

Numbers have grown steadily since the 1990s; baby boomer epidemic predicted

2/9/2010
Tanning Bed Regulation Heats Up

FDA, lawmakers want to limit UV ray exposure, improve warning labels

2/3/2010
Winter Sun Warrants Sunscreen

Cold temperatures don't rule out UV rays, experts say

12/28/2009
Sun Protection Advised Year-Round

UVA rays pose a threat to skiers, snowboarders, experts say

10/15/2009
Want Sun Protection? Wear Red or Blue

Fabric color affects absorption of UV radiation, researchers say

10/6/2009
Burn Rate in Kids Has Dropped, But Still Causes Concern

Youths' thinner skin makes them more susceptible to severe injury, expert says

10/6/2009
Health Tip: Reduce Your Risk of Skin Cancer

Protect and check your skin

9/2/2009
New Compound Shrinks Skin Cancers

Study found more than half of advanced basal cell carcinomas responded to treatment

8/6/2009
Sunlight May Cause Rash in Autoimmune Disease

UV exposure associated with skin inflammation in study of myositis

6/5/2009
Wear Sunscreen for Lifelong Benefits

Sun damage never goes away so protect kids from the start, expert says

5/5/2009
Health Tip: Help Prevent Sunburn

Factors that increase your risk

4/23/2009
Kids Given Photos of Sunburn Damage Covered Up Better

Study says every preteen should get UV snapshot of what exposure can do to their skin

4/21/2009
Compound in Berries May Lessen Sun Damage

Study in mice finds ellagic acid, also in nuts, limits wrinkling

4/21/2009
Genes Hike Melanoma Risk Even in Those Who Tan Well

Study finds chances of getting deadly skin cancer higher despite darker coloring

3/25/2009
Gene Test May ID Younger Women at Risk for Melanoma

Variation found in more than 40% of females under 50 raises odds almost 4-fold

3/21/2009
With Spring Here, Use Sun Sense to Enjoy It

Experts offer advice on keeping skin safe from harmful rays

3/10/2009
Sunburn Might Play a Role in Rosacea

Skin blistering, as well as family history, appears linked to skin disorder, expert says

2/17/2009
On Sun Safety, Pool Staff May Take Cue From Others

Peer pressure affects use of sunscreen, coverups, study finds

1/8/2009
Melanoma Rates on the Rise in U.S.

Increase could indicate an epidemic of skin cancer, researchers suggest

12/5/2008
New Statistical Model Could Cut Needless Breast Biopsies

But further study needed before method can become standard, researchers say

11/27/2008
Health Tip: Skiing Safely

What to do when you hit the slopes

11/17/2008
Study Singles Out Beachgoers' Skin Cancer Risk

The most vulnerable use the least sunscreen, have greatest desire to tan

11/12/2008
Health Tip: Risk Factors for Skin Cancer

Fair skin and other things that can increase your risk

10/20/2008
Education Helps Women Make Safer Tanning Choices

Instructional booklet altered attitudes about indoor salons

9/22/2008
Vitamin D Receptor Gene Variant Tied to Melanoma

People with the mutation may be at increased risk for disease, study concludes

9/18/2008
No Tan Is a Safe Tan

Trio of studies finds UV rays from tanning beds no better than sun itself

9/16/2008
Estrogen Cream No Match for Sun-Damaged Skin

Study of seniors finds it only boosts collagen in skin that has never been exposed

8/10/2008
More Than Temperature Puts Elderly at Risk in Heat

Medications, lifestyle are also contributing factors to hyperthermia, agency warns

7/23/2008
Protein Gives Doctors New Tool to Detect Melanoma

Excessive IMP-3, not found in harmless moles, may be key to diagnosis

7/13/2008
Are You Getting Burned by Your Sunscreen?

Many products don't protect against UVA rays, which can cause skin cancer

7/5/2008
How to Stay Out of the ER This Summer

Common sense and caution guarantee outdoor fun stays healthy, expert says

6/28/2008
Barefoot Lifestyle Has Its Dangers

Surgeons group offers tips on how to be footloose and injury-free

6/20/2008
Rheumatoid Arthritis Drug Boosts Melanoma Incidence

Patients treated with methotrexate had a threefold increased risk of disease, report says

6/20/2008
Pro Baseball Helps Keep Skin Cancer From Scoring

New campaign is focused especially on sunscreen-averse teen boys

6/5/2008
Sunlight, Vitamin D May Cut Kids' Diabetes Risk

Type 1 disease less prevalent in populations living nearer equator, study finds

5/25/2008
Just Like Skin, Eyes Can 'Burn' in Strong Sun

Kids, teens more susceptible to sun-related vision damage without proper protection

5/21/2008
Health Tip: Soothing a Child's Sunburn

Help the child feel better

5/8/2008
Outside Workers Least Likely to Get Skin Exams

But rest of workforce lax as well in getting checked for cancers caused by sun exposure

4/26/2008
Lip Balms and Glosses May Boost Skin Cancer Risks

It's the shine that attracts ultraviolet rays, but sunscreen base can help, expert says

4/25/2008
FDR Might Have Had Melanoma

Researcher suggests large lesion above his left eyebrow was possibly skin cancer

4/21/2008
Melanomas on Scalp and Neck More Deadly

Survival rate was lower than with malignancies diagnosed on face, ears, study finds

3/17/2008
Health Tip: Sun Safety

Limit exposure during peak hours

1/28/2008
Health Tip: Use Sunscreen Year-Round

Not just during summer