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2014-05-20 08:26:20

Many provide excellent protection from UVA and UVB rays; Five common myths about sunscreen debunked YONKERS, N.Y., May 20, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- When it comes to sunscreen, SPF (sun protection factor) is the feature that influences consumers' purchasing decision most. In its tests of 20 sunscreens, Consumer Reports found two products - BullFrog WaterAmor Sport InstaCool SPF 50+ and Coppertone Sensitive Skin SPF 50 - that provided the SPF promised on the label. The full report and...

2014-05-06 04:23:32

The Jeffrey Epstein VI Foundation and the Melanoma Research Alliance put their support behind the much needed Sunscreen Innovation Act. NEW YORK, May 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Sunscreens are long overdue for a makeover: in fact active ingredients in US sunscreens haven't been updated for fifteen years, despite dermatologist and oncologist warnings that US sunscreens are not effective enough. Today, the Jeffrey Epstein VI Foundation, an active supporter of the Melanoma Research...

FDA Gives Sunscreen Makers An Extension With Label Rules
2012-05-16 09:40:08

Connie K. Ho for RedOrbit.com As summer approaches and the weather gets warmer, many people will look to sunbathing as something to do to pass the time. If they do engage in sunbathing, they´ll have to take extra notice of sunscreen protection against harmful UV rays. To help consumers in their search for the perfect product, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) put in a few regulations regarding the marketing and labeling of products. However, recently, the agency announced...

2011-02-07 13:50:00

NEW ORLEANS, Feb. 7, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Avon Products Inc. today officially announced a breakthrough anti-aging sun care collection -- ANEW Solar Advance with RepairShield(TM) Technology. The research behind this revolutionary line was unveiled at the American Academy of Dermatology's 69th annual meeting. The ANEW Solar Advance anti-aging sun care line not only provides superior protection against the sun's damaging rays with photostable broad-spectrum UVA/UVB protection, but is also...

2009-08-04 09:28:00

NEW YORK, Aug.4 /PRNewswire/ --Dermatologists from around the world gathered last week in Boston, MA to attend the Amercan Academy of Dermatology's summer meeting, where Melanoma was a hot topic of discussion. While there were various symposia discussions on the subject, the underlying message was consistent -- Melanoma is potentially one of the most preventable forms of cancer when sunscreen is applied daily and correctly. In the hopes of sharing pertinent facts about sunscreen in...

2008-07-03 18:00:08

A FEW days in the sun can do wonders for mind and body, but too much sun can also cause the odd problem or two. Beat the most common sunshine ailments with our guide. HEAT RASH: IF YOU'RE in a hot or humid climate and break out in a rash, it is probably due to the fact that you're sweating more than usual: the sweat gets blocked underneath the skin, causing the rash. But, says Dr Wendy Denning, pictured below, www.thehealthdoctors.co.uk, heat rash can also occur after applying...

2008-06-23 00:00:05

AFTER spending months moaning the summer just couldn't come quickly enough, we're now suffering all those pesky ailments only holidays in hot weather bring. You might think your summer wouldn't be complete without a heat rash, a minor heatstroke, an upset tummy, itchy insect bites or a peeling sunburn, but these are all problems that can be prevented by following our guide to dealing with common summerirritations. HEAT RASH So you've finally got yourself out into the sun and now your...


Word of the Day
cacodemon
  • An evil spirit; a devil.
  • A nightmare.
  • In astrology, the twelfth house of a scheme or figure of the heavens: so called from its signifying dreadful things, such as secret enemies, great losses, imprisonment, etc.
'Cacodemon' comes from a Greek term meaning 'evil genius.'
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