SUNSCREEN’S APPEAL TO VANITY

If concerns about developing skin cancer are not enough to get you to wear sunscreen, maybe an appeal to your vanity will. According to the first rigorous study of its kind, researchers found that year-round use of sunscreen delays aging of the skin caused by exposure...

ONCE BURNED, TWICE SHY?

The American Cancer Society reports that about 76,690 new melanomas will be diagnosed in the United States this year, and nearly 9,500 people are expected to die of the disease. Hearing these statistics, one might think that melanoma survivors would do everything they...

SUNSCREEN APPLICATION ADVICE

Even if you use sunscreen regularly, you may be among the one-fourth to one-half of sunscreen users who use inadequate amounts. If so, your sunscreen may not be as effective as you think. For instance, when a sunscreen with an SPF of 16 is put on too sparsely, it may...