Cheerleading and the dangerous tanning culture

Mar 31 2017

Many college and professional teams have strict appearance rules for cheerleaders, including that they must maintain a tanned look. Some teams even…

NFL Won’t Turn Pink In 2017

Jan 24 2017

A Crucial Catch – After eight straight Octobers of painting fields, cleats, and helmets with pink ribbons, the NFL has decided to…

Minnesota has highest incidence rate of melanoma in Midwest

Jan 06 2017

January 6, 2017: Despite increased efforts to raise public awareness about the prevention and early detection of melanoma, a growing proportion of…

Research Study: Indoor tanning age restriction could have a significant impact on melanoma incidence

Dec 20 2016

An age restriction on indoor tanning could save thousands of lives and millions of dollars, according to new research published online in…

Top US Colleges Support Dangerous Indoor Tanning

Sep 07 2016

We send our children off to college hoping they receive a good education and make lifelong friends.  But many of our nation’s…

There is NO Such Thing as a Health Tan!

Apr 27 2016

Cosmopolitan (2016): If you’re lucky enough to find yourself on a beach sometime this winter, you might be inclined to “prep” your skin for…

Coconut Oil as Sunscreen and Other Vicious Lies

May 02 2016

In the quest to avoid potentially harmful chemicals in commercial sunscreens; bloggers, parents, and marketers have been rekindling the notion of “natural…

St. Charles North High School Health Fair

Apr 08 2015

          April 8, 2015 Jack’s Fund 6th year attending St.Charles North Health Fair Our table is always given…

University of Louisville – Shame on YOU!

Mar 23 2015

University and Tanning Salons In 2008, Sun Tan City, a chain of tanning salons based out of Elizabethtown, Ky., gave $3 million…

Sunscreen Donation to LifeGuards

Jul 10 2015

Glen Ellyn Park District Sunset Pool LifeGuards Jack’s Fund has donated sunscreen to the Glen Ellyn Park District Lifeguards at Sunset Pool…