TRFJ2020 Goes Virtual

Sep 16 2020

17th Annual “This Run’s for Jack” Goes VIRTUAL in 2020 Your Time – Your Place – Your People Compete in one or…

AAD: Can sunlight kill the Coronovirus?

May 28 2020

American Academy of Dermatology statement on the dangers of ultraviolet exposure ROSEMONT, Ill. (April 24, 2020) — Statement attributable to AAD President…

CDC Website Updated Links

Apr 07 2020

Updated Information from the CDC Website Cancer Data Visualization Tool (includes melanoma incidence and mortality). Data Explorer (UV data). 2019 YRBS data…

Sunscreen Recommendations for Children

Feb 01 2020

Parents and Coaches … Set a Good Example! What I’m Telling my Patients and Families about Sunscreen, St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital…

Shade Shelters: shielding kids from the sun isn’t just about sunscreen

Jul 19 2019

Dr. Eichenfield, who is the past president of the Society for Pediatric Dermatology, called it “having a broad perspective on sun protection.”…

UPF Clothing is the Sun Protection Your Skin’s Been Missing

Jul 06 2019

Sunscreen isn’t the only thing you should be wearing to protect your skin…A derm explains  how it works: We all know that…

Tips to Stay Safe in the Sun: From Sunscreen to Sunglasses

Feb 21 2019

Sun safety is always in season, and it’s important to protect your skin from sun damage throughout the year, no matter 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…

Why We Run – 2018 Chicago Marathon

Nov 08 2017

Join us to make a difference in the fight against melanoma … raise awareness about the disease because early detection is key,…

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…