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Skin Cancer Foundation

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  • Heard of Driver's Arm? What About Driver's Face?

     
    Many of us slather on the sunscreen before heading outdoors, but are you applying it before you get in the car for your morning and evening commute? If you're not, you should be, especially if you spend hours a week......
  • Putting a sunny face on skin cancer research

     
    For the last 30 years, The Skin Cancer Foundation has been fighting the good fight against the growing menace of skin cancer. It has issued a consistent message about skin protection and research into the most common form of cancer in the United States....
  • Sun-Kissed Kids?

    Sun-Kissed Kids?
    "Mom, dad, can I go out and play?" How many times have you heard that? Even from an early age, kids love to spend time outdoors. Unfortunately, 54 percent of children burn or tan in their second summer, and 22 percent burn in their first, according to the...
  • How to Use Sunscreen Wisely

    How to Use Sunscreen Wisely
    Sunscreen is commonly hailed as safe, essential body armor. It protects us from blistering sunburn, keeps our skin from wrinkling and helps guard against squamous cell cancer. But the evidence is inconclusive as to whether sunscreens reduce the risk of...
  • The Truth About Sun Exposure

    The Truth About Sun Exposure
    We couldn't do without the sun. It keeps us warm, fuels photosynthesis so we have spinach to eat and helps our bodies make vitamin D. We couldn't see across the street without the sun. But it also has a dark side. Do we even dare sunbathe these days?...
  • Recipe for D-Ficiency

    If the sun burned out and all the cows died, pretty soon we'd all be walking around with rickets. Happily, the sun is still shining - that's pretty much a given in this heat - and the pastures are still populated with grazing bovines. But rickets is...
  • Don't Forget Sunscreen This Winter

    Don't Forget Sunscreen This Winter
    Although spring may be right around the corner, winter is still here. That means the sun is sitting lower in the southern sky and most of us are spending less time outdoors because it's just too darn cold. When we do venture out, we're usually bundled...
  • Tanning With Sprays, Not Rays

    Tanning With Sprays, Not Rays
    We've heard it a thousand times -- sun exposure causes skin cancer and wrinkles -- but who wants to look pasty year-round? And even as the weather gets cooler, Californians love to keep a sunny glow. -------------------- FOR THE RECORD: Tanning products:...
  • Shape up with Shape magazine in Santa Monica this weekend

     
    Shape Magazine's Bikini Body Tour hits the sand this Saturday at Santa Monica Beach. This is the second stop for the annual tour, which kicked off in Miami's South Beach in May and is dedicated to helping women get ready......
  • Sephora launches new Sun Safety Kit

     
    Hitting the beach this summer, are you? Here's something to help with the sun protection: Sephora and The Skin Cancer Foundation have unveiled the fourth edition of the Sun Safety Kit. It features the best-of-the-best in sun protection, and 100% of...
  • More Iraqis hidden from Red Cross, Army finds

    WASHINGTON - Army investigators told Congress yesterday that a far greater number of Iraqi detainees at Baghdad's infamous Abu Ghraib prison - ranging from two dozen to as many as 100 - were hidden from the International Red Cross at the behest of the...