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2014-08-06 23:10:05

A study by the founder of Sun Safe Soccer reveals nearly two-thirds of children will use shade tents during soccer breaks without any prompting from coaches. The study reinforces a report from the nation's top doctor encouraging communities and policymakers to provide outdoor shade structures. Rolling Meadows, IL (PRWEB) August 06, 2014 With the nation’s top doctor calling for more outdoor shade structures to reduce the rate of skin cancer, a new study by the founder of Sun Safe...

2014-07-30 23:13:51

According to Drs. Joshua Fox and Francis DiSpaltro with Advanced Dermatology, PC, the vast majority of skin cancers are caused by exposure to the sun and the most dangerous form of skin cancer, has been increasing for thirty years. We can't prevent all sun exposure but there are simple steps we can take to minimize the risk. Roslyn, NY (PRWEB) July 30, 2014 Skin cancer is the most common form of cancer in the United States. Yet despite the well-documented and well-publicized...

2014-07-14 23:00:32

LIVESTRONG and thinksport Produce Chemical Conscious Sunscreens Without Toxins Austin, Texas (PRWEB) July 14, 2014 Protect Against the Most Common Form of Cancer in the U.S. During UV Safety Month LIVESTRONG and thinksport Produce Chemical Conscious Sunscreens Without Toxins Nearly half of all cancers in the U.S. are skin cancers, with 3.5 million cases diagnosed each year. During July, UV safety month, the LIVESTRONG Foundation asks Americans to make UV safety a priority and avoid...

2014-07-02 08:28:46

Help Protect Skin with Lands' End Swim Tees & Rash Guards DODGEVILLE, Wis., July 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- July is UV Safety Month, a national health observance dedicated to spreading the word about strategies for preventing skin cancer. To help protect skin from the harmful UV rays of the sun, Lands' End offers a collection of lightweight Swim Tees for women and Rash Guards for men and children that the Skin Cancer Foundation recommends as an effective UV protectant. Lands' End Swim Tees...

2014-05-06 08:36:28

Dr. Justin Piasecki, Washington Doctor and Mohs Surgery Expert, at Forefront of Skin Cancer GIG HARBOR, Wash., May 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Recognized as the most common cause of cancer in the United States, skin cancer accounts for approximately half of all the cancers in the country.[1] According to the Skin Cancer Foundation, more than 3.5 million cases of skin cancer are diagnosed each year, with the incidences of skin cancer outnumbering all cases of breast, colon, lung, and prostate...

2014-05-05 08:30:22

For 24x7 Protection Against the Sun's Damaging Rays Professionally Installed Window Film Is Recommended WASHINGTON, May 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The same ultraviolet (UV) rays from the sun that are harmful outdoors pass right through windows into offices, homes and cars. Experts say this is a serious contributor to people's daily accumulation of indoor ultraviolet exposure leading to skin cancer and photo aging. "If you're sitting next to a window with sunlight streaming in, you're...

2014-05-01 20:22:02

LLumar® Window Film Educates the Public on Risk of Sun Damage Behind the Wheel ST. LOUIS, May 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Eastman Chemical Company (NYSE:EMN), manufacturer of LLumar® window film, is educating consumers on the risk of sun damage in places that may surprise people. To help kick off Skin Cancer Awareness Month, Eastman will be providing skin protection tips and hosting a sweepstakes on their Facebook page May 8-30(th). The sweepstakes winner will receive free window film...

2014-05-01 08:31:50

Foundation's message of awareness to reach more than 100,000 passersby in May NEW YORK, May 1, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Skin Cancer Foundation takes Rockefeller Center by storm this May, thanks to a generous donation from preventative healthcare company EHE International. For one month (May 1 - 31), the company has donated the coveted window display space at 10 Rockefeller Center. The Foundation is using this space to showcase its Go with Your Own Glow(TM) campaign, which...

2014-04-22 08:33:09

In partnership with The Skin Cancer Foundation, the Donovans launch new public awareness videoand announce charitable contributions to support skin cancer research and education NEW YORK, April 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Skin Cancer Foundation and Energizer Personal Care--the makers of Banana Boat® and Hawaiian Tropic® brand sunscreens--today launched the second year of a public awareness campaign featuring LA Galaxy and Team USA soccer star Landon Donovan. This year Landon's...

2014-04-04 08:25:18

HARRISBURG, Pa., April 4, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- With prom season just around the corner, many high school students are starting to think about dresses, tuxes, and dinner arrangements. Some may even be planning indoor tanning sessions to get the perfect bronze for those memorable prom pictures. While visiting an indoor tanning salon sounds innocent, a new study has dermatologists and psychiatrists raising a red flag and urging parents to ask a few questions. According to a study...


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lunula
  • A small crescent-shaped structure or marking, especially the white area at the base of a fingernail that resembles a half-moon.
This word is a diminutive of the Latin 'luna,' moon.
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