Group Calls Some Sunscreens 'Snake Oil' An environmental group is once again questioning the effectiveness and safety of top-selling sunscreens, claiming that many contain potentially hazardous ingredients and make exaggerated claims.
Talked out of Tanning Informing young women about how indoor tanning can damage their appearance may keep them out of tanning salons and help them reduce their risk for skin cancer, according to a new study.
What City Tops the 'Sun Smart' List? A survey shows that those living Hartford, Salt Lake City, and Denver are the most knowledgeable about sun protection while residents of Cleveland, Chicago, and Pittsburgh are the least knowledgeable.
FDA Panel: Restrict Tanning Beds An expert panel today advised the FDA to restrict tanning beds for kids under 18 -- and seemed likely to put other restrictions on the devices, which are linked to skin cancer.
Sun Safety: Sunscreen and Sun Protection WebMD provides information about sun safety and sunscreen, including the safety of sunscreens with oxybenzone, UVB concerns, and other ways to help reduce your sun exposure and avoid sun damage.
FDA Wrapping Up Sunscreen Label Changes After years of delay, the FDA is poised to finalize long-awaited sunscreen label changes designed to give consumers a better idea of the sun protection they’re getting.