Pale People at Risk for Vitamin D Deficiency People with pale skin tend to be more prone to sunburns -- and skin cancer. So, they often take steps to avoid the sun and slather on sunscreen when they are exposed to the sun’s rays. As a result, they may make less vitamin D and may benefit from vitamin D supplements, according to a new study in Cancer Causes and Control.
Environmental Group: Only 1 in 5 Sunscreens OK Just in time for the beginning of summer, the Environmental Working Group has issued its fifth annual guide to sunscreen products. Just one in five of more than 600 beach and sport sunscreens made the cut. Another 11 products earned a spot in the group's Hall of Shame.
Sunless Tanners Don't See the Dark Side of Tanning Beds Sunless tanning sprays and products are often promoted as ways to look tan while avoiding the dangers of ultraviolet (UV) radiation from the sun and indoor tanning beds, but a new study shows that sunless tanner are actually more likely to frequent indoor tanning salons.
Sunless Tanning Gains Popularity With Teens Sunless tanning has long been promoted as a safe alternative to sunbathing and tanning bed use. Now two new studies suggest the message may be resonating with teens and young adults and even keeping some out of the sun.