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These Dilemmas Are Spring Breakers

The Huffington Post | Chanel Parks and Carly Ledbetter | Posted 03.18.2014 | Style

Ah, it's finally spring break, and you get to take a much-needed vacation from classes, the snow and more snow. Whether you're jetting off to Mexico o...


The Huffington Post | Suzy Strutner | Posted 11.19.2013 | Travel

We're seen some pretty unfortunate sunburns in our day, and we know the places we're most likely to get them: beaches, hiking trips, and the like. ...

WATCH: How To Look Good WIth A Sunburn

The Huffington Post | Dana Oliver | Posted 06.26.2013 | Style

Let's be completely honest. There's nothing quite as unattractive as a sunburn. But for some women, it's practically impossible to not end up with red...

World's Most Sunburn-Prone Regions

SmarterTravel | Posted 10.31.2012 | Travel

Proper protection is key whenever you're outside, but sunburns have a particular way of inviting themselves along on vacation. Here are 10 destinations where you'll need to take extra care and just as many ways to protect yourself from the sun's harmful ultraviolet radiation.

SPF Math for Dummies

Laura Zigman | Posted 09.10.2012 | Comedy
Laura Zigman

Everyone has their own special mathematical formula for putting on sun block. What's yours? ...

Why We Sunburn

Posted 07.08.2012 | Healthy Living

Researchers have pinpointed what exactly is happening to our bodies when we get a sunburn. University of California, San Diego School of Medicine r...

Been Out In The Sun Too Long? Read This

The Huffington Post | Dana Oliver | Posted 10.11.2012 | Style

Growing up in South Carolina, where summers meant surviving triple-digit temperatures, my mother rarely allowed me to step outside before 6pm. And whe...

WATCH: Do African-Americans Need To Wear Sunscreen?, From Dr. Nancy Snyderman

Posted 08.22.2013 | MarloThomas

If you have dark skin, do you still need to wear sunscreen? Dr. Nancy Snyderman joined me to answer this important question. Check out more useful...

POLL: Do You Protect Your Skin From The Sun?

Posted 06.15.2012 | Women

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PHOTOS: Ridiculous Sunblock FAILS

The Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2012 | Comedy

It's Memorial Day weekend and weather across the country is starting to heat up. Before long, beach season will officially be here. And if there's one...

Simple Itch-Free Strategies for Summer

Maria Rodale | Posted 11.06.2011 | Healthy Living
Maria Rodale

by guest blogger Dr. Mao Shing Ni, DOM, PhD, ABAAHP, Lac, author of the best-selling book Secrets of Longevity Even as the summer season winds down...

Can Drinking More Wine Prevent Sunburn?

Posted 10.01.2011 | Food

An article in the Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry asserts that drinking wine may actually help prevent sunburns. According to the study, th...

What Causes Cancer? Genetics & Environment: The Perfect Storm

Dr. Nalini Chilkov | Posted 09.19.2011 | Healthy Living
Dr. Nalini Chilkov

Why does a woman with no family history of breast cancer and no obvious risk factors for breast cancer succumb to the disease? What happened to her?

10 Natural Sunburn Soothers

Huffington Post | Amanda Chan | Posted 05.29.2012 | Healthy Living

Everyone knows that applying lots of sunscreen and staying in the shade (and out of the sun's UV rays) are the best way to avoid a sunburn. And scient...

A Cure For Sunburn Pain Discovered?

Huffington Post | Amanda Chan | Posted 09.06.2011 | Healthy Living

It's quite an easy lesson to learn: Don't fall asleep at the beach -- especially without sunblock -- lest you suffer the consequences of severe pain, ...

Chicago Scene Boat Party Leaves City For Hammond, Ind., After Permit Issues

Posted 08.31.2011 | Chicago

The Chicago Scene Boat Party, a shindig "consistently voted the wettest and wildest event of the summer" according to its organizers, had better hope ...

Soothing Cures For Sunburn

Posted 07.25.2011 | Healthy Living

We all know that the best way to keep skin healthy is to avoid getting sunburns in the first place. Having multiple burns, especially when they happen...

Sunburn: Foods That Make It Worse (VIDEO)

CBS | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living

In case you wind up with a bad sunburn this summer, it's good to be aware that certain foods, drinks or beauty products can aggrevate it even further....

Sunscreens With Vitamin A May Accelerate Skin Cancer: FDA Knows Of Link

AOL News | Andrew Schneider | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living

WASHINGTON (May 24) -- Almost half of the 500 most popular sunscreen products may actually increase the speed at which malignant cells develop and spr...

The Dangers Of Indoor Tanning | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living

Although tanning beds were labeled "carcinogenic for humans" by the International Agency for Research of Cancer and moved to its highest cancer risk c...

For Your Health

Jilly Gagnon | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
Jilly Gagnon

While hydration can have both short and long-term health benefits, scientists warn that "no beverages, regardless of what they actually are, should be consumed at either very warm or very cool temperatures."

Feathering For Fawcett

Charles Karel Bouley | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Charles Karel Bouley

I loved Farrah. As a young gay man, I had to have my hair exactly like hers. The vent brush and white can Aqua Net flew with such fervor in my bathroom that oxygen was in short supply.

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.

Sun-proofing Your Child's Skin

JJ Levenstein | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
JJ Levenstein

A parent has good reason to engage in sun protection early on: One blistering sunburn from unprotected sun exposure as a child can possibly double the risk of melanoma later in life.

Dueling Docs - Does the Sun Really Cause Melanoma?

Janice Horowitz | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Janice Horowitz

Melanoma has always been considered linked to sun exposure, and sunscreen thought to protect against it. Now some doctors raise doubts.