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2012-09-12 02:30:43

ATLANTA, Sept. 12, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Is your sunscreen dangerous? It just may be, if not used properly. Relying only on SPF ratings and words on labels such as "waterproof," consumers can be lulled into a sense of false security and ignore basic guidelines about sun protection products. Consumers may be at risk for developing cancer and skin damage, the very problems they were trying to avoid, if they don't choose products that provide broad-spectrum protection and if they don't use...

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...

2012-05-18 06:25:27

New FDA Rules Help Clarify Sunscreen Labels for Consumers; Two Sunscreens Fail "Broad-Spectrum" Protection Test YONKERS, N.Y., May 18, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Just in time for Memorial Day and the start of summer activities, Consumer Reports rated 18 popular sunscreens. CR Best Buys include No-Ad with Aloe & Vitamin E SPF 45 and Walgreens Continuous Spray Sport SPF 50. The report, along with details about new Food and Drug Administration (FDA) labeling rules, are available...

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...

2012-05-11 06:25:06

Daniel M. Siegel, MD, FAAD, President, American Academy of Dermatology Association SCHAUMBURG, Ill., May 11, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American Academy of Dermatology Association (Academy) understands the Food and Drug Administration's (FDA) decision to extend the compliance dates for the sunscreen labeling and testing requirements in the interest of protecting public health. Research has shown that broad-spectrum protection in sunscreen helps reduce the risk of skin cancer...

2011-09-07 09:43:00

NEW YORK, Sept. 7, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- La Roche-Posay, a worldwide expert in UV protection, is pleased to announce a successful summer for its SOS - Save Our Skin campaign, now in its second year. Over 40 volunteer dermatologists were stationed at nearly 30 events nationwide, performing a total of over 1,600 free skin cancer screenings in order to promote proper sun safe behaviors. The relevance of this message is evident in the fact that almost one third of those screenings,...

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...

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...

2009-04-30 08:48:00

Featuring the Newest Innovation in the Anthelios Franchise for UVA and UVB Protection Down to the Cellular Level(2) NEW YORK, April 30 /PRNewswire/ -- La Roche-Posay, the company that brought the highly anticipated Anthelios sunscreen franchise to the U.S., proudly announces the availability of Anthelios 60 Sunscreen(1) beginning May 1st. A worldwide expert in UV protection, the brand's new revolutionary sunscreen range offers high UVA protection with CELL-OX SHIELD(TM) for protection down...