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2013-05-19 23:00:40

On 6 May 2013, Platypus Australia observed ℠Melanoma Monday´ and began their mission of making May, the official Skin Cancer Awareness Month, known to families. The children´s sun protection swimwear company urges parents to learn how to protect their kids from the ill effects of prolonged sun exposure. Sydney, NSW (PRWEB) May 20, 2013 May is officially known as Skin Cancer Awareness Month in the USA. Although located down under, Platypus Australia, the country's forerunner...

2013-05-16 23:25:50

Joint Canadian Tanning Association (JCTA): Dermatology group's research promotes a balanced message about UV exposure. Dr Richard Weller presented his research just last week on how Ultraviolet (UV) light from sunlamps can help lower blood pressure. Kelowna, BC (PRWEB) May 16, 2013 Sunlamp exposure lowered blood pressure in a University of Edinburgh study lead by dermatologist Dr. Richard Weller. When volunteers were exposed to ultraviolet light a compound called nitric oxide is released in...

2013-05-16 08:27:54

Donovan featured in public awareness campaign to educate men on proper sun protectionand skin cancer prevention SHELTON, Conn., May 16, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The Skin Cancer Foundation, in partnership with Energizer Personal Care -- the makers of Banana Boat(®) and Hawaiian Tropic(®) brand sunscreens -- today announced the launch of a public awareness campaign featuring Los Angeles Galaxy and Team USA soccer star Landon Donovan. The awareness campaign is the second part of a...

2013-05-16 08:27:32

New Survey Reveals Many Americans Unaware of Policies Affecting Sunscreen Use in U.S. Schools WHITEHOUSE STATION, N.J., May 16, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Merck Consumer Care, the makers of COPPERTONE®, launched today the "Making the Sunscreen Grade" program to equip parents with tools to help their children develop lifelong sun habits, including those that protect them from the sun during the school day, with activities like class trips and field days that typically occur this time...

2013-05-15 23:26:28

Foundation Founder Sharon Kleyne Welcomes Legislative Action to Prevent Skin Cancer. Grants Pass, OR (PRWEB) May 15, 2013 Sharon Kleyne, Founder of the Save-a-Child´s Life Foundation to combat pediatric melanoma, today praised the Oregon Legislature for their recent banning of children under 18 from using tanning salons. Kleyne noted that UVA and UVB radiation (ultraviolet light), believed to be the primary cause of melanoma, is the main tanning agent in most tanning beds. Melanoma is...

2013-05-13 12:28:39

UV Sunscreen Bands(TM) created by JADS International make it easy and fun for children and adults to detect UV exposure and reminds you to reapply sunscreen. Product recently received seal of approval from the National Parenting Center. HUNT VALLEY, Md., May 13, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- How much sun is too much sun? And when do you need to reapply sunscreen after initial application? Because the answers to these questions are not always clear, JADS International, LLC, a company...

2013-05-08 12:24:45

The Melanoma Research Foundation partners with Freddie Freeman to underscore the need for early detection, sunscreen protection and skin screenings WASHINGTON, May 8, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- When the Atlanta Braves' first baseman, Freddie Freeman, was just a child, he lost his mother to melanoma, the deadliest skin cancer. As a tribute to her memory, and in recognition of both Melanoma Awareness Month and Mother's Day, Freeman is joining forces with the Melanoma Research...

Sunlight Lowers Blood Pressure
2013-05-08 10:29:13

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Now that the days are getting longer and longer across North America, there´s no excuse for not going outside and getting a little sun. According to a new study by researchers from the University of Edinburgh, exposing the skin to sunlight can lower blood pressure, effectively reducing the risk of stroke, heart attack and cardiovascular disease. The researchers said the blood pressure benefits of getting moderate sunlight most...

2013-05-08 08:29:48

New Report by The Vision Council Examines Gaps in UV Safety ALEXANDRIA, Va., May 8, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Despite the damaging effects of ultraviolet radiation (UV) to eyes and vision, 40 percent of U.S. adults do not wear sunglasses while outdoors, and nearly half of drivers do not protect their eyes on the road. Unprotected exposure to the sun increases risk for serious vision problems like cataracts, abnormal eye growths, cancer of the eye and surrounding skin, and...

2013-05-07 23:25:20

Skin Moisturizing Entrepreneur and Founder of Bio Logic Aqua Research, Sharon Kleyne, Discussed Maximizing Sunscreen Protection. Grants Pass, OR (PRWEB) May 07, 2013 Bio-Logic Aqua Research Founder and water and health advocate Sharon Kleyne, recently announced that merely applying sunscreen when exposed to direct sunlight may not be sufficient to prevent reactions such as heat stroke, carcinoma or melanoma. The skin moisturizing innovator believes that to obtain maximum benefit, sunscreen...