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2011-05-27 09:00:00

SHELTON, Conn., May 27, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Banana Boat® sun care is celebrating the start of summer in a big way. Today, the brand kicks off "101 Days of Summer," a daily giveaway of prizes designed to enable more family fun the sun. The 101 daily prizes, will be awarded to lucky fans on www.Facebook.com/BananaBoatBrand and Twitter at @BananaBoat. Prizes which include Banana Boat® product, beach totes, beach towels, gas cards, VISA gift cards and...

2011-05-25 06:30:00

ST. LOUIS, May 25, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Most people think of outdoor sun safety when they think of skin cancer prevention. While wearing sunscreen, covering up and staying in the shade are all keys to helping protect against ultraviolet (UV) radiation while outside, full protection also means blocking harmful rays from damaging your skin while inside your home or vehicle. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20081029/AQW096LOGO) As organizations like The Skin Cancer Foundation...

2011-05-24 12:52:00

NEW YORK, May 24, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Just in time for beach season, SHAPE, the #1 women's active lifestyle magazine, is excited to announce its third annual "Bikini Body Tour." SHAPE will once again hit the sexiest beaches with exhilarating fitness classes, summer fashion shows, interactive beauty cabanas, product-packed gift bags and so much more! South Beachers will get their taste of SHAPE's Bikini Body Tour in Miami on Saturday, June 4. Get ready to hit the sand in style! "The...

2011-05-24 10:00:00

NEW YORK, May 24, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The Skin Cancer Foundation's Road to Healthy Skin Tour presented by The AVEENO® Brand and Rite Aid, is armed with the tools needed to detect and protect against skin cancer. The Tour provides FREE full-body skin cancer screenings, samples of the latest AVEENO® sun protection products and educational materials to raise awareness of this preventable disease. A 38-foot customized RV will travel more than 17,000 miles...

2011-05-17 09:07:00

PHOENIX, May 17, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Arizona Sunwash Corporation is excited to announce the release of Solise® - the world's first body wash and hand wash that combine cleansing with long-lasting UVA/UVB SPF15 sunscreen. Designed to make daily sun protection as easy as possible, Solise is a first line of defense for protection from incidental sun exposure - the leading cause of non-melanoma skin cancer and premature aging. "Solise body wash and hand wash cleanse like...

2011-05-11 08:40:00

SHELTON, Conn., May 11, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- With the weather warming up across the country, families are spending more time outdoors enjoying the sun. But, with skin cancer as the most common form of cancer in the U.S., they need to take steps to protect themselves from sun exposure. To help increase awareness of this important issue, Banana Boat® sun care is teaming up with The Skin Cancer Foundation to raise funds for skin cancer education initiatives by challenging...

2011-05-03 10:15:00

WASHINGTON, May 3, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In light of mounting scientific evidence showing that indoor tanning increases the risk for developing skin cancer, including melanoma, the deadliest form of skin cancer, a contingent of national health care organizations have joined together to highlight the dangers of indoor tanning. Physicians from these organizations are concerned about the impact of indoor tanning on the public's health, particularly young women. Joining together are...

2011-01-25 08:00:00

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz., Jan. 25, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Each of the five new daily sun protection products from PCA SKIN has received the new Seal of Recommendation from The Skin Cancer Foundation. This updated seal, announced December 13, 2010, requires scientific verification of the sunscreen's UVA protection in addition to the existing UVB requirement. Additionally, there will now be two Seals of Recommendation categorized by intended use--Daily Use and Active. PCA SKIN products are among...


Word of the Day
toccata
  • In music, a work for a keyboard-instrument, like the pianoforte or organ, originally intended to utilize and display varieties of touch: but the term has been extended so as to include many irregular works, similar to the prelude, the fantasia, and the improvisation.
This word is Italian in origin, coming from the feminine past participle of 'toccare,' to touch.
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