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Sun Safety

Apply Safely--A Sunscreen Safety Guide

Maria Rodale | Posted 05.25.2016 | Healthy Living
Maria Rodale

by guest blogger Toni Becker, member of the Rodale's editorial team Sunshine is great, but the sun's rays? Not so much. Both UVA and UVB rays pose se...

7 Strategies for Optimal Sun Safety

Mark Hyman, MD | Posted 07.15.2016 | Healthy Living
Mark Hyman, MD

Like most things, sun safety involves finding balance. The key is not overexposure or avoiding exposure altogether, but to bask in the sun's rays for a few minutes at a time.

Have Fun, Stay Safe! Top Ten Summer Safety Tips for Your Children

Mary L. Pulido, Ph.D. | Posted 06.29.2015 | Parents
Mary L. Pulido, Ph.D.

With the 4th of July celebrations around the corner, it's a good time for parents to review summer safety tips. Here are The New York Society for the...

Kerry Washington Wants To Save Your Life (Seriously!)

The Huffington Post | Dana Oliver | Posted 06.02.2015 | Style

"Black people don't get get sunburned." "Dark skin is a natural SPF." "Sunscreen is just for the beach." These are just a few of the myths that...

Isn't it Time to Put Pre-Prom Tanning to Bed?

Melissa Kaye | Posted 05.10.2015 | Women
Melissa Kaye

As parents, it's our job, not only to apply sunblock to our babies, but to educate our teens and ourselves about sun safety.

LuluLemon's False Claim Is A Slap In The Face

Wendy Sue Swanson, MD, MBE, FAAP | Posted 09.17.2014 | Parents
Wendy Sue Swanson, MD, MBE, FAAP

Companies interested in sharing health messages should partner with physicians, nutritionists, nurses and educators versed in messaging for final editing/approval.

5 Essential Summer Safety Tips

April McCormick | Posted 08.27.2014 | Parents
April McCormick

The warm beautiful weather, outdoor activities and family fun are plentiful this time of year. Unfortunately, so are the opportunities for sunburns, heat rashes, bug bites, water dangers and many more summer activity hazards. Here are five summer safety tips.

Summer Safety Tips for Your Children

Mary L. Pulido, Ph.D. | Posted 07.30.2014 | Parents
Mary L. Pulido, Ph.D.

The New York Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Children (NYSPCC), the first child protection agency in the world, wants all children to have a safe and happy summer. Here are our tips for keeping children safe.

Sun Safety and Education Needed In Schools

Kate Solomon | Posted 07.01.2014 | Parents
Kate Solomon

My 5-year-old has what we like to call "sensitive skin." It's lily-white, soft, and so translucent, it nearly glows. She has a scar on her forehead that needs extra care. And after 15 minutes of recess without sunscreen, she's as red as lobster.

Gabrielle Wants You To Be Sun Safe

The Huffington Post | Julee Wilson | Posted 07.04.2013 | Black Voices

It's Fourth of July! Which certainly means it's time to head out for some much needed fun in the sun. But don't forget your sunscreen. And yes--that a...

How To Soak Up The Sun... Safely

The Huffington Post | Dana Oliver | Posted 07.03.2013 | Style

You've probably been told by your family doctor for years to stay out of the sun. Overexposure to the sun has been linked to medical issues, including...

The ABCDEs of Melanoma: Don't Let Sun Worship Turn Fatal

Glenn D. Braunstein, M.D. | Posted 08.13.2011 | Los Angeles
Glenn D. Braunstein, M.D.

Southern Californians carry on a love-hate relationship with sunshine: we love that bountiful sunny days mean plenty of time at the beach and outdoors, but we're wary of the damage it can do to our skin.

The New Rules Of Sun Safety | Ilana Blitzer | Posted 07.29.2011 | Healthy Living

You’ve been following the rules when it comes to sunscreen for how long now? At this point, you’re a diligent daily sunscreen wearer, and you know...

Sun, Safety, Sunscreens and Cancer

Keith I. Block, M.D. | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Keith I. Block, M.D.

As we reach the peak season of the summer sun, wisdom suggests that we pay greater attention to protecting our skin. Are all sunscreens created equal? Does clothing afford any protection?

Summer Is Here! How You Can Avoid the Sun, But Still Have Fun

Yuna Shin | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Yuna Shin

My dislike of the sun is actually the result of a combination of both the Korean cultural upbringing and the photosensitivity I suffered as a child.