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Summer Health Myths Debunked
Many of us grow up believing certain health and safety myths. Sometimes, these misconceptions are harmless. Other times, they can have serious consequences.
Summer Sun Safety
Do you ever wonder why your parents always nagged you about putting on sunscreen? This summer, take some time to learn more about sun safety.
Sun Safety for Melanoma Survivors
Most melanoma survivors reported that they limited their sun exposure, but some said they got suntans and even sunburns, according to a new study.
The Case for Age Restrictions on Tanning
Placing age restrictions on tanning bed use could save thousands of lives, according to a new study.
Shedding Light on Popular Sunscreens
Some popular sunscreen brands may not adhere to sun safety guidelines laid out by the American Academy of Dermatology (AAD), a new study found.
Sunscreen and Sun Safety
Before you hit the beach or the lake this summer, follow these easy tips to keep you and your family sun-safe.
What Would You Risk for a Tan?
Many young women use tanning beds before swimsuit season begins to get some extra color. But these women may want to opt for a safer method.
Skin Tone and Skin Cancer Risk
Got a darker complexion? Here's why you should be checking the palms of your hands and soles of your feet.
FDA Narrows In on Teen Tanning
If the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has its way, teens nationwide will be banned from using tanning beds.
FDA Proposes Tanning Bed Ban for Underage Kids
Today, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration announced important proposed steps ‎to protect public health by preventing the use of sunlamp products (also commonly known as indoor tanning beds) by minors and reducing the risk of using these devices for adults.