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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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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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Waiting to exhale- FDA Bans Loose Powder SPF

Not only should you not rely on your mineral make up for sun protection but it may actually be harmful to your health is the message from the FDA. The problem is that users cannot know if they are applying … Continue reading

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Health advocates raising concerns over BPA – breast cancer link is increasing.

BPA is believed to pose a risk to children, according to a September report from the Breast Cancer Fund, an advocacy group. The report found that Babies also are exposed in the womb. A developing fetus is especially vulnerable during … Continue reading

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Sun Tan Myths Exposed – #2 Sun Beds Are Safer Than Sunbathing

Fact:Sun lamps used in tanning beds emit doses of  UVA as much as 12 times that of the sun!  Tanning booths primarily emit UVA, according to the skin cancer foundation UVA, penetrates the skin more deeply than UVB, has long … Continue reading

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Would You Buy A Sunscreen That Warned You To Avoid The Sun For A WEEK?

By now more and more of us are aware that we have to wait up to half an hour for our sunscreens to start working, but what if you had to WAIT A WEEK before going out in the sun! … Continue reading

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