Category Archives: Health

9,700.That’s how many American lives will be lost to melanoma this year. Take action for safer sunscreen ingredients!

It’s been 15 years since the Food and Drug Administration last approved a new general usage, over-the-counter sunscreen ingredient. With melanoma rates tripling over the last 35 years, it is unconscionable that the United States still does not have access … Continue reading

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Heatwave for Southern California – Have a Sun Safe Weekend

Los Angeles, CA – The heat wave across Southern California will continue today amid temperatures in the high 90s and low 100s, “An upper level ridge of high pressure will build over the area this weekend, setting the stage for … Continue reading

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Can Frequent Flying Raise Melanoma Risk?

Airline pilots and cabin crews appear to develop melanoma at significantly higher rates, when compared with the general population, a new evaluation of previously conducted studies shows. The lead author of the new analysis, Dr. Susana Ortiz-Urda, co-director of the … Continue reading

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Could the Cure for Cancer be Found in the Cat Box?

According to recent reports there is a bacteria inside the digestive tract of felines (house cats) that loves to eat cancer cells. T. gondiiis a single-celled parasite that is most often found in a cat’s intestines, but it can live … Continue reading

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Summer’s Not Over! Try Adding Sun Protection To Your Breakfast

School used to start after labor day, this year it was the second week of August!  The transition from summer hols to school has been a tough one, but one way we found to ease into the day has been … Continue reading

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How Much Sunscreen Should You Apply? Check Out This Handy Graphic

Remember most sunscreens need to be applied 20-30 minutes BEFORE going out in the sun, that’s how long it takes for them to START working. Sunscreen must be reapplied EVERY 2 hours, more often after swimming, sweating or Toweling off

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Well done Hugh – Wolverine Posts Skin Cancer Selfie

I’m not a huge selfie fan but I am a huge Hugh Jackman fan.  While this might not have been the sexiest snap of the whiskery-one, Hugh made the selfie more selfless when he took to Instagram to thank his … Continue reading

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