Sunburn and Tan Health News

Date Posted
Article Title
1/11/2008
Sun Savvy Sadly Lacking Among Americans

Most people practice risky behaviors while under its glare, study finds

7/7/2007
Heat-Related Illnesses Take the Fun Out of Sun

Using sunscreen, drinking water, covering up are just what the doctor orders

7/5/2007
Most Sunscreens Aren't Up to the Task

They offer some protection, but you need to take additional steps to avoid skin cancer

6/18/2007
Health Tip: Be Careful During Hot Weather

Protect yourself from heatstroke

6/15/2007
6/1/2007
4/19/2007
Health Tip: Soothing a Sunburn

Suggestions to ease the pain

4/16/2007
Health Tip: Risk Factors for Sunburn

The young and fair-skinned are at greater risk

10/11/2006
Health Tip: Protect Your Lips

Prevent painful chapping

8/22/2006
Good Parenting Can Cut Kids' Sunburn Risk

When attentive moms and dads teach safer behaviors, kids have better time outdoors

8/18/2006
What Does That SPF in Sunscreen Really Mean?

Experts say many people overestimate how much protection sunscreens provide

7/24/2006
Anthelios OTC Sunscreen Approved in U.S.

Contains novel UVA-blocking ingredient

6/23/2006
Keep Your Eyes on the Prize: Protection

American Academy of Ophthalmology issues safety tips for summer

4/12/2006
Health Tip: Be a Safe Gardener

Protect yourself from insect bites and too much sun

4/5/2006
Health Tip: Apply Sunscreen the Right Way

Reapply often, and wear it whenever you're in the sun

2/6/2006
Health Tip: Protect Your Eyes From the Sun

Exposure can cause corneal sunburn

9/20/2005
Health Tip: Tanning Lamps Can Harm Your Skin

Here are ways to minimize your risk

6/20/2005
Health Tip: Be Wise About Summertime Exercise

Don't let the heat hamper your workout

5/28/2005
Even Kids Aren't Safe From Skin Cancer

One bad burn can have dangerous consequences years later, experts say

5/25/2005
5/13/2005
Health Tip: Protecting Yourself from the Sun

Tips for keeping your skin healthy

2/1/2005
Sun Can Show a Cancer Benefit

Studies showed increased survival rates for melanoma, protection against type of lymphoma

1/8/2005
Shield Your Skin From Winter Sun

Slather on sunscreen before you hit the slopes

12/3/2004
Young Kids Listen to Sun Protection Advice

Study finds programs at sunny spots also work for adults

11/3/2004
Health Tip: Avoid Too Much Sun

You can postpone skin 'aging'

10/15/2004
Laser Zaps Sun Damage

New treatment resurfaces skin, removing wrinkles, discoloration

9/17/2004
Health Tip: Autumn Doesn't Mean Less Sun Screen

The sun's angle can still damage your skin

8/17/2004
Shielding Your Skin From the Summer Sun

The truth about wrinkles, skin cancer, sunburns and skin rashes

8/17/2004
Moms Slack Off on Sun Protection With Toddlers

Study finds more sunburns reported in second summer than in first

7/31/2004
Shield Scars From the Sun

Sun damage lasts longer on skin that's healing

7/19/2004
Want a Tan? Pop a Pill

Arizona doctors discover drug that promotes tanning

7/12/2004
Addicted to Tanning Booths?

Study suggests UV light boosts endorphin levels in sun lovers

7/11/2004
Keep Baby Safe in the Sun

Delicate skin can be quick to burn

7/9/2004
Health Tip: Sun Sense

Some sun protection reminders

7/4/2004
Saving Your Skin

Simple precautions can protect it from the sun

6/30/2004
Health Tip: Too Many Rays

When you're overdone from the sun

5/28/2004
Teens and Sun: An Unhealthy Love Affair

As summer approaches, experts urge kids to avoid dangerous overexposure

5/28/2004
Screen Against the Sun

Proper application of sunscreen makes all the difference

5/10/2004
Macular Degeneration Linked to Shorter Life Span

Researchers say systemic ills -- such as heart disease -- may be to blame

3/10/2004
Tanning Lamp Hazards

The UV rays can be as harmful as the sun's

3/1/2004
Scientists Trick Skin Cells Into Fending Off UV Damage

Mouse study shows cells can trigger natural defense to DNA damage

2/18/2004
Playing, Working Outside Bring UV Risk

Data links sun time to higher radiation exposure

2/18/2004
Skin Cancer Surgery Prompts Better Sun Habits

People more likely to protect themselves from UV rays after procedure

2/15/2004
The Winter Sun Can Fry You

Experts suggest you take it as seriously as a summer sun

9/18/2003
Girls Hit Tanning Booths More Than Boys

Practice puts them at risk for skin cancer, researchers say

8/30/2003
Skirting Skin Cancer

Prevention and early detection are critical, experts say

8/23/2003
Safe Sunning? Fuhgeddaboudit!

Even tanning salons are risky

8/15/2003
Sun Lovers Apply Screen, Not Knowledge

Researchers find sun damage education spurs protection not avoidance

8/9/2003
The Scars of Summer

Severe sunburns should be treated gingerly

8/8/2003
Sunshine May Protect Against MS

Exposure when young may reduce risk of the disease, study finds