Rhode Island Senator Jack Reed says “more consumers will likely get burned this summer” due to the FDA’s delay in implementing stricter sunscreen-labeling guidelines
Most young teens aren’t getting the message about sun safety, a new study in Pediatrics suggests.
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Is there anything worse than trying to make informed decisions in the sunscreen aisle? The very attempt is an exercise in frustration: on a recent trip to Target, I scanned the dozens of products on the sunblock display alongside …
Labeling on sunscreen bottles is about to get a whole lot less confusing. The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) announced on Tuesday stricter new rules for sunscreen manufacturers’ claims of sun protection, including new …
While you’re out buying the charcoal briquets for your Memorial Day barbecue this year, you’ll probably want to pick up some sunscreen, too. But, of the dozens of varieties that appear on store shelves, which is the best one to buy?
Since last July the U.S. Food and Drug Administration has had data from studies examining a potential correlation between retinyl palmitate, a common chemical in sunscreen, and elevated cancer risk in lab rats, the agency has been slow to interpret the findings and offer guidance to the public, charges Senator Charles Schumer (D-NY).
You’d be surprised. There’s a difference between preventing sunburn and preventing other types of skin damage. Some sunscreens can do both, but others can’t.
There’s no positive side to developing skin cancer, but the latest research ties certain forms of the disease to a reduced risk of dementia.
A Stanford-trained doctor turns public health messages into rap videos
What you should know about sun damage to your eyes.