Items Tagged ‘broad-spectrum sunscreen’

A doctor's note for sunscreen at school? Why that's a mistake

August 23, 2017

A doctor’s note for sunscreen at school? Why that’s a mistake

By Ryan Hatoum Ryan Hatoum

An estimated 80 percent of a person’s exposure to ultraviolet radiation — most of it from sunlight — occurs before the age of 18. Sunscreen is one of our primary defense mechanisms against ultraviolet radiation, but schools across the United States face a challenge because the Food and Drug Administration classifies sunscreen as an over-the-counter […]

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Tags: back to school, broad-spectrum sunscreen, dermatology, Marcia Hogeling, melanoma, pediatric, pediatric dermatology, pediatrics, skin cancer, skin care, SPF, sun


Your year-round guide to sunscreen

August 8, 2016

Your year-round guide to sunscreen

By Ryan Hatoum Ryan Hatoum

Summer may be coming to a close, but that doesn’t mean our sun protection habits should go dark. Even on a cloudy day, many of the sun’s rays can still reach us and cause trouble if we’re not protecting our skin. Thankfully, sunscreen can be a huge help. But just what do we need to […]

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Tags: broad-spectrum sunscreen, dermatology, Dr. Lorraine Young, skin care, sun protection factor, sunscreen


Baby, it's sunny outside.  How to protect your baby's delicate skin

May 23, 2016

Baby, it’s sunny outside. How to protect your baby’s delicate skin

By Amy Albin Amy Albin

https://youtu.be/w_8Ji_4vXZ0   With summer almost upon us, it’s only natural to want to get outside and enjoy the sunshine. But parents of babies need to think twice. Very small children need extra protection from the sun’s harmful rays. “A baby’s skin is more sensitive than adult skin, so it’s important we protect their skin from […]

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Tags: broad-spectrum sunscreen, children and flu, childrens health, Dr. Jay Joo, sun exposure, sun saftey