Category Archives: Skin

10 US States “Ban the Tan” – Will more follow with new FDA warning label?

In July, Hawaii became the 10th state to completely ban indoor tanning for minors, along with California, Texas Illinois, Nevada, Louisiana, Minnesota, Oregon, Vermont, and Washington. “Earlier exposure to indoor tanning is associated with a greater risk for developing basal … Continue reading

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Why Mosquitoes Think You Are Extra Tasty & What You Can Do About It

On a couple of our camping trips this summer we were besieged by mosquitoes. I don’t think there was anyone who came away completely unmolested but some of us definitely seemed to be tastier that others, with a trip to … 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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Wondering How To Choose The Best Size Sunny Sleevez? Check This Helpful Video Guide To Measuring Correctly

Watch this short video to learn how to measure your arm for the best fitting sun sleeves, how to put on Sunny Sleevez and how to use the adjustable band for the best sun protection. The sun that gives us … 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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