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Avoiding Skin Cancer Under the Texas Sun

Editor’s note: A personal thank you goes out to one of our new volunteer writers, Susie Garza, who authored this article.

What Does SPF Mean to You? 733 more words


Yes, people with darker skin need sunscreen too

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People of color have a natural SPF of 13 which does not mean that we don’t have to wear sunscreen. 323 more words


Australia's sun: How much skin protection is enough?

Sun safety is a big topic in Australia as it has one of the highest rates of skin cancer in the world. In northern tropical cities like Townsville you have to be especially careful. 231 more words


Enjoy the Summer without the Burn

The dog days of summer are here. For me, that means I’m soaking up as much sunshine and happiness as possible! I really do mean sunshine AND happiness—we get Vitamin D from the sun, and that increases our serotonin levels. 159 more words

Healthy Life

Tips for Fun in the Sun while Preventing Skin Cancer

Sun and fun. Are there any two words that go better together? Unfortunately though, all of that sun comes with a danger. In fact, the incidence of melanoma—the most serious and deadly form of skin cancer—is increasing rapidly. 426 more words

Health & Wellness

Sunless Summer 

How did we get from New Year’s Day to Memorial Day so super fast?? Seems we were just putting away the Christmas decorations, and now we are planning our holiday around cool drinks, lawn chairs and sunscreen! 437 more words

Skin Care