Sunscreen

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Preventing Skin Cancer: What One Addition To A Local Park Can Do To Help

We’ve all seen dispensers with hand sanitizer in public places. But what if there were sunscreen dispensers? A recent addition to a local park might be a game-changer in preventing skin cancer.

KDKA-TV–06/25/2015

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Consumer Reports: Top-Rated Facial Sunscreens

Sunscreens will help keep you from wrinkling. Consumer Reports tested six facial sunscreens. They contain the same active ingredients as regular sunscreens, but they’re made to be lighter and less greasy and they cost more per ounce.

06/19/2015

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Debunking SPF: Study Shows Most Don’t Understand Sun Protection

For years now, when it comes to sunscreen, we have been told to choose one that has the best SPF for us – the higher the number, the better the protection.

06/18/2015

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Best Products For Protecting Kids Against Summer Sun

Keep away sunburn and have some fun in the sun this Summer with these kid-friendly products.

06/01/2015

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Consumer Reports: Special Sunscreen For Kids Not Necessary

When you choose a sunscreen for your child, what do you look for? About a third of us buy a sunscreen that claims to be for kids, and many choose one that’s doctor-recommended, according to a Consumer Reports survey.

06/19/2014

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Consumer Reports Tests Sunscreens, 18 Of 20 Below SPF Promise

Just in time for summer, Consumer Reports is out with their test of sunscreen.

05/30/2014

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Expert Explains How To Recognize Melanoma And Prevent It

With pool season kicking off this weekend, experts say it’s a good time to remind everyone about sun safety.

05/23/2014

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Could A Sunscreen Pill Work?

It’s all fun in the sun until the hassle of sunscreen.

06/28/2013

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The Risks Of Sun Exposure And How To Protect Your Skin This Summer

Now that sun exposure is considered a cancer risk on the same level with tobacco and asbestos, it’s time to get serious about protecting yourself.

06/03/2013

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Consumer Reports Rates Best Sunscreens

When you shop for sunscreen, you probably check the SPF rating, right? Consumer Reports’ latest tests on sunscreens find there’s no guarantee you’re actually getting the level of protection listed on the label.

05/23/2013

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Consumer Reports Puts Sunscreens To The Test

According to the American Cancer Society more than one million skin cancers diagnosed each year in the U.S. are considered sun-related. That means it’s important to have a good sunscreen. Consumer Reports recently tested to find the best.

05/29/2012

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Staying Safe In The Summer Sun

Summer is the time for fun in the sun. But you’ll enjoy it a whole lot more if you protect your skin with these helpful tips.

05/14/2012

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New Study Reveals Sun’s Potential Harmful Effects On Kids

A new study shows many children and adolescents are not protecting themselves from the sun’s harmful rays and they could pay the price later in life.

01/23/2012

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Local Dermatologist Explains New Sunscreen Guidelines

KDKA AM’s Larry Richert gets the latest on big sunscreen changes.

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–06/17/2011

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Consumer Reports: Cheaper Sunscreen Works Better

With summer just around the corner, it’s time to stock up on sunscreen. If you’re thinking high-end, turns out bargain brands do the best.

05/24/2011