Donna Regen, in an extraordinary act of generosity, has made a public service announcement telling the story of her daughter, Jamie, and warning about the dangers of tanning.
A variety of products and treatments are available to help repair sun damaged skin. Here is a listing of what is currently available.
Cancer Research UK says that almost 40% of young people ages 15-24 spend five or more hours in the sun while on holiday. Binge tanning risks skiin cancer and melanoma.
New research from the UK shows that while the recession may keep a significant number of people at home this summer, it will not keep them away from tanning beds.
Intermittent sun exposure on vacation or by using tanning beds is an important skin cancer risk factor.
Sun protection news stories worth of note. Dubai institutes midday break for outdoor workers. CMPF teaches children and families at Special Olympics sun protection methods.
A study released by the New Hampshire Department of Health and Human Services showed melanoma rates in girls and young women more than 38 percent higher than the rest of the nation.
Cultural mores in foreign countries often have the consequence of aiding in sun protection and decreased levels of skin cancer.
Researchers show link between driving and skin cancer. Here are steps to protect from dangerous UVR when driving.
Despite their limitations, two federal initiatives limiting access to tanning beds should be supported as they focus public attention on the dangers of tanning beds.
Kelly Osbourne is getting some attention for her new bronzed look, a tanning spray on. She is recently appointed spokesperson for a “self esteem” campaign focused on body issues. We’d say she is already doing a good job.