Don’t Fry Day

May 25 2018

The National Council Declares the Friday before Memorial Day, as “Don’t Fry Day” To Encourage Sun Safety Awareness To help reduce rising…

The most surprising places melanoma can hide

May 07 2018

When you check your skin for suspicious moles, you probably look at your arms, chest, stomach, back, and legs. But melanoma, the…

Can You Get Sunburn on Your Eyes?

Mar 27 2018

Sunburns can be bad enough on their own, but getting a sunburn on your eyes is a whole new level of pain…

Hairdressers could be key to identifying Scalp and Neck Melanomas

Dec 29 2017

A group of researchers are working to determine whether more of these melanomas would be detected, and diagnosed earlier, if hairdressers were…

10 Sunscreen Myths That Make Dermatologists Cringe

Sep 04 2017

Think you need to lie out to boost vitamin D levels? That it’s safe to tan as long as you wear sunscreen? That…

Treating Sunburn in Children

Apr 29 2017

Your baby’s skin: soft, sweet-smelling, vulnerable. You notice that when you’re diapering: irritation develops easily; a soothing cream clears it up like…

Where is the disconnect?

Jun 21 2016

98% of Millennial Women Know Skin Cancer Is Deadly. So Why Are They Still Tanning? It’s not a complete shocker to hear…

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…

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…