New Skin Cancer Research & Treatment: Mid-2018 Update

For millions of Americans living with basal and squamous cell carcinoma, or melanoma, each new breakthrough in skin cancer research & treatment matters deeply. For some, it can mean the difference between life and death. Thankfully, there’s a wealth of productive skin cancer research & treatment activity occurring worldwide here in 2018. There’s also more [Read More]

Top 4 Overlooked Sun Damage Risks

If you’re like millions of other people, you’re probably enjoying as much outdoor fun in the sun as you can with friends and family this summer. And you probably know the basics of Sun Safety and Skin Cancer Prevention: Avoiding direct sun exposure (if you can) from 10 am – 4pm, when UV rays are [Read More]

Don’t Spray Sunscreen on Kids….. At Least for Now

The Food and Drug Administration announced last month that it was investigating the potential risks of spray sunscreens. Of particular concern to us is the possibility that people might accidentally breathe in the ingredients, a risk that’s greatest in children, who—as any parent knows—are more likely to squirm around when they’re being sprayed. As a [Read More]

Effective Sunburn Treatment

If you got a nasty sunburn recently, here are some treatment options, as well as tips to prevent future burns and a warning about the dangers of catching too many rays. We love this great video as a quick refresher. Sunburn treatment The Skin Cancer Foundation recommends these five steps to treat a sunburn: Don’t [Read More]

The Long and Short of UV rays

Coolers, beach chairs, umbrellas and sunscreen, lots of sunscreen, are popping up in endless colorful displays throughout stores nationwide! This could only mean one thing, summer is on the horizon! Picking out a sunscreen to protect yourself and your family can be a bit confusing. What brand do I want? What spf do I need? [Read More]