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2014-07-03 04:20:33

ST. LOUIS, July 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Summer is here and when you think about sun exposure, the first thing that comes to mind is the beach or the pool. But millions of Americans receive a large portion of their sun exposure where they don't even realize it -- in their cars. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140703/124247 Many people are unaware the sun's harmful rays can penetrate glass - both in cars and buildings. Scientific research shows drivers are especially vulnerable on the...

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...

2012-07-30 23:03:33

Manufacturers attempt to entice you to buy their makeup with low SPF. Don't be fooled. It's not really sunscreen. It's makeup. Las Vegas, Nevada (PRWEB) July 30, 2012 Dermatologists love multi-use, multi-purpose products, but sunscreen in makeup isn't one of them. There are a number of reasons that makeup in sunscreen isn't the same as applying a good, regular sunscreen. The first is that it's a secondary purpose of the product, meaning the goal of the makeup is to be just that - makeup...

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...

2010-05-04 09:06:00

NEW YORK, May 4 /PRNewswire/ -- La Roche-Posay, a worldwide expert in UV protection, launches its SOS - Save Our Skin campaign today. The company that brought the highly anticipated Anthelios sunscreen franchise to the U.S. now is embarking on a new public health awareness and educational campaign to not only inform Americans about the dangers of UV and the importance of sun safety, but to also incite true behavioral change, such as including sun protection in their daily routines and...

2009-11-10 11:00:00

American Academy of Dermatology Increases Minimum Sunscreen Recommendation from SPF 15 to SPF 30 NEW YORK, Nov. 10 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- When it comes to vitamin D, consumers are bombarded with mixed messages about the best source for this essential nutrient. While some may argue that small doses of intentional sun exposure are safe, dermatologists point out that the risk of developing skin cancer from ultraviolet (UV) radiation far outweighs the benefit of stimulating vitamin D...

Word of the Day
  • The navel or umbilicus.
  • In Greek archaeology: A central boss, as on a shield, a bowl, etc.
  • A sacred stone in the temple of Apollo at Delphi, believed by the Greeks to mark the 'navel' or exact center-point of the earth.
'Omphalos' comes from the ancient Greek.