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…

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…


Jun 21 2016

A STRETCHABLE PATCH THAT MONITORS SUN EXPOSURE If you purchase La Roche-Posay sunscreen this summer, it may come with a complimentary device…

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…

December 2015

Dec 20 2015

Attached is the Holiday Newsletter.  

Understanding the UV Index

Jun 01 2015

When it comes to sun exposure, an ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure. When it comes to sun exposure,…

How Deeply Does the Sun Damage Your Skin

May 07 2015

The sun produces three kinds of ultraviolet radiation: UVA, UVB and UVC. The types of UV rays are categorized by their different…

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…