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This time of year, sunblock is part of the daily routine for many Americans. Wake up, slather it on, and go outside.
Wed Jul 23, 2014
Recycled fish bones offer five star sun protection
An effective new sunscreen based on iron-doped hydroxyapatite -based materials derived from cod fish bones, a by-product of the food industry, has been developed by scientists in Portugal.
Questions answered: Sweat-ready sunscreen, summer pantyhose,...
The Z Blok lived up to its claim of "eye safe, no sting," even though it wasn't easy to rub in.
DIY sunscreen like 'Russian roulette'
In a worrying trend on the internet, alternative health bloggers are advising people to use coconut oil and beeswax to protect their skin because shop-bought sunscreen has "toxic ingredients".
Independent Women's Forum
The Danger of Alarmism About Sunscreen
Anti-chemical environmental groups as well as several reckless and utterly foolish bloggers like The Food Babe have been stoking fears about sunscreen.
Tue Jul 22, 2014
Mail on Sunday
Alert over DIY organic sunscreens made of oils: Doctors warn...
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Dr. Oz and Andrew Weil: Sunscreens, vitamins, qigong for stress and weight loss
Dr. Mehmet Oz examined a range of health topics, including sunscreen safety, multivitamins, and qigong for stress and weight loss on Tuesday's episode of the Dr. Oz Show.
Worcester Telegram & Gazette
Sunscreens: 5 Skin-saving facts
Apply two-thirds of a shotglass of sunscreen every two hours you're in the sun, Consumer Reports advises.
Mon Jul 21, 2014
New Canaan News-Review
EarthTalk: Safe sunscreen
According to the Environmental Working Group, which assessed the safety and effectiveness of more than 1,400 sunscreens for its 2014 Guide to Sunscreens, only one in three sunscreens for sale on the shelves of American stores offer good skin protection and are free of ingredients with links to health problems.
Fri Jul 18, 2014
The Bradenton Times
Dear EarthTalk: With summer officially here now, what can you tell us about which sunscreens are safe and which are not? -- Clara Rosen, New York, NY Skin cancer is by far the most common form of cancer in the United States, with more new cases each year than breast, prostate, lung and colon cancers combined.
Authorities overestimate patients' health literacy
I'm impressed by how much we struggle with seemingly simple health decisions when faced with sorting through too much information.
Weekend Must Haves: Sunscreen
Summer time is great because it promises long sunshine filled days, but unfortunately those rays can cause damage to your skin.
Thu Jul 17, 2014
FDA Investigtaes Safety Of Spray-On Sunscreen
The Food and Drug Administration will be taking a closer look at spray sunscreens to see if they might pose health risks, especially in children.
HAPPI/Household & PP Industry
Sunscreen Innovation Act\nMoves Through Congress
Brighter days may be ahead for the US sun care market and the companies that supply actives in these formulas.
Wed Jul 16, 2014
Furthering melanoma understanding could lead to better sunscreens
Scientists may look to develop additives that can be included in sunscreens to ramp up the skin's ability to deal with UV damage, after a study into melanoma furthered understanding.
Your Sunscreen Is Really Out of Date. Here's What Congress Is Doing About It.
The ingredients that make their sunscreen superior have been awaiting approval-or any sort of decision-from the Food and Drug Administration for at least 12 years, with the last over-the-counter sunscreen ingredient approved by the agency in the 1990s.
Tue Jul 15, 2014
Valley News Live
Consumer Reports: Sunscreens for Kids, Experts Warn Parents Against Sprays
When you choose a sunscreen for your child, what do you look for? About a third of us buy a sunscreen that claims to be for kids.
Make The Turn Challenge #18: Stay Sun Safe
Golf and sunshine go hand in hand, but playing without the proper sun protection can lead to major health problems.
Have fun outdoors this summer but remember to use sunscreen
Oh the good old days of summer, for there are no other season like it with longer days and plenty of sunshine.
Sunscreen: Which is the best?
Sunscreen is a must in Hawaii but which one is the best to use. KITV4's Pete Caggiano talks with experts about the different types of sunscreen.