Latest Sunscreen controversy Stories

2008-07-12 00:00:29

By ROB STEIN WASHINGTON - Increasing numbers of younger women continue to be diagnosed with the most dangerous form of skin cancer even as the rate of new cases has leveled off in younger men, federal health officials reported.

2008-07-04 06:00:58

DR IMTIAZ AHMED is the leading Skin Cancer expert at Coventry's University Hospital.

2008-06-19 09:01:08

By Kathy Gilbert, Chattanooga Times/Free Press, Tenn. Jun. 19--Sunshine peaks tomorrow, the longest day of the year. Yet health professionals increasingly warn that old sol is as much foe as friend, especially during the next few weeks. "It's a lifestyle issue.

2008-06-18 18:00:44

HOUSTON, June 18 /PRNewswire/ -- Now that school is out and the first day of summer is upon us, the cancer care experts at Texas Oncology remind Texans to "save your skin" by outsmarting the sun when spending time outdoors.

2008-06-16 03:00:07

NEVER mind about the temperature outside - the hottest debate of the summer is whether to sunbathe or not. Over the next few months, many of us will bare all in search of a golden glow, which we're convinced will make us look healthier.

2008-06-14 12:00:24

Utah's skin cancer rate is "sky high," Utah health officials say, urging residents to cover up and use sunscreen every day. The state's rate is among the 10 highest in the nation. Utah Department of Health data show that the rate of melanoma -- the deadliest form of skin cancer -- is increasing.

2006-07-14 10:25:40

NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - While melanoma rates overall are leveling off, the incidence of melanoma occurring on the head continues to rise, a new study from Finland shows.

2006-03-30 15:35:00

A consumer lawsuit filed on Thursday accuses sunscreen makers of exposing millions of people to cancer and other dangers through false and misleading claims about the effectiveness of their products.

2006-02-06 11:23:24

By Anne Harding NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Sunbathing intentionally to get more vitamin D is like taking up smoking to lose weight, a Boston dermatologist warns.

2006-02-06 11:20:00

Sunbathing intentionally to get more vitamin D is like taking up smoking to lose weight, a Boston dermatologist warns.

Word of the Day
  • A person who stands up for something, as contrasted to a bystander who remains inactive.
  • One of the upright handlebars on a traditional Inuit sled.
The word 'upstander' in the first sense here is a play on the word 'bystander' and the idea of 'standing up' for something.