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2013-05-31 23:02:22

SupportStore´s new UV color changing wristbands in adult and youth sizes are a helpful way to remember to apply sunscreen or manage sun exposure. Chicago, IL (PRWEB) May 31, 2013 Released this week, SupportStore´s new “Skin Cancer Prevention UV Color Changing Wristband” is designed as an "always with you" reminder to be mindful when going outdoors this summer to prevent this most common form of cancer. The wristband is initially white but when worn outside, it turns...

2013-05-29 23:30:59

Nature´s Mist Skin Water from Oregon is made for tanning and moisturizing and is available on Amazon. Tarzana, CA (PRWEB) May 28, 2013 Just in time for summer tanning and summer travel, First Aid Global releases Nature´s Mist Natural Moisturizing Skin Water, a new revolution in natural moisturizing and the only consumer product proven to increase skin moisture content. First Aid Global Company´s product specialist says, “Nature´s Mist significantly increases skin...

2013-05-29 16:26:11

by the National Cancer Institute Editor's Note: The following article is part of the monthly Lifelines education and awareness print series that the National Cancer Institute provides to African American news and information outlets. BETHESDA, Md., May 29, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Summer is here and it's time to start heading outdoors. In some states, you can enjoy the outdoors year-round. It is OK to spend some time in the sun, but do not think for one minute that people with...

2013-05-28 08:29:39

NEW YORK, May 28, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- May is Melanoma Awareness month--a time to spread the word about the dangers of sun exposure and recommit to taking preventive measures like wearing sunscreen and staying in the shade. But in spite of experts' well publicized warnings to stay out of the sun, wear SPF and skip tanning beds at all costs, countless Americans continue to go out in the sun without sunscreen. Most worryingly, even those who have been previously diagnosed with melanoma are...

2013-05-24 23:30:16

Tests find some products don´t meet SPF claims; paying more for sunscreen may not buy more protection from harmful UVA and UVB rays. YONKERS, NY (PRWEB) May 23, 2013 In Consumer Reports´ latest ratings of sunscreens, Up & Up (Target) Sport SPF 50 spray and Equate (Walmart) Ultra Protection SPF 50 lotion earned the highest scores in tests and were among the least expensive. Some of the priciest sunscreens Consumer Reports tested offered less than their labeled SPF value, a...

2013-05-23 12:27:07

MAPLE GROVE, Minn., May 23, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- We all have that one thing that fits just right, hugs every curve and never goes out of style--our skin. But unlike a missing blouse button or a fallen hem, when skin gets dry, it's not always an easy fix, especially if it occurs on less noticeable, often neglected areas like the backs of arms or bottoms of feet. With its unique alpha-hydroxy therapy, daily use of AmLactin(®) products encourages natural skin cell renewal through gentle...

2013-05-22 23:27:04

Big Game Gear, Outdoor Gear Company, advises others to take care of their skin not only during Skin Cancer Awareness Month. Don't forget about protecting skin while enjoying the great outdoors. (PRWEB) May 22, 2013 Big Game Gear, Outdoor Gear Company, advises others to take care of their skin not only during Skin Cancer Awareness Month. Don't forget about protecting skin while enjoying the great outdoors. While enjoying the beautiful outdoor activities this summer, protect from skin cancer...

2013-05-20 23:01:55

In order to prepare for the long hot days of summer, the supplemental health and wellness team from DrSmartphoneMD launched an article series to raise awareness about skincare health and prevention of serious sunburns. Tampa Florida (PRWEB) May 20, 2013 In order to prepare for the long hot days of summer, the supplemental health and wellness team from DrSmartphoneMD launched an article series to raise awareness about skincare health and prevention of serious sunburns. The series launched...

Sunscreen SPF Ratings Lure Consumers Into False Sense Of Security
2013-05-20 11:08:16

Lawrence LeBlond for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online It´s that time of year again when millions of Americans begin flocking to beaches looking for some fun in the sun and perhaps a natural tan. For some, this requires a stop off at the local store to stock up on all their sunbathing needs, including sunscreen products that now have new labels designed to offer consumers easier choices for grabbing the proper lotion for their needs. However, a consumer watchdog group recently...

2013-05-20 00:21:34

WASHINGTON, May 20, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- "In a matter of days, Americans will begin the official start of the summer season by celebrating Memorial Day at beaches, pools and parks. Before they walk outside, we want them to apply sunscreen to protect themselves and their families from the damaging effects of sun exposure. Sunscreen products, when used as directed and as part of an overall safe sun regimen, are safe and help reduce the risk of skin cancer, premature skin aging, and other...