• Some sunscreens may not live up to SPF claims

    For the fourth year running, Consumer Reports found that sunscreens don’t perform as advertised and that can open the door to skin damage.

  • Sunscreen a must for the slopes, as well as the beach

    WASHINGTON — After a cold, snowy week,  the ski slopes and skating rinks are bound to be packed this weekend.   But if you plan on spending time outdoors, don’t forget the sunscreen. Dermatologists say it…

  • Sun-protective clothing gets mixed reviews

    Some doctors say that type of clothing can certainly add an additional layer of protection in the sun, especially for children who don\’t like sunscreen, but others are less enthusiastic.

  • Before slathering sunscreen, know how to use it safely

    The Memorial Day weekend is supposed to be sunny
    and warm, which will have many digging out their
    sunscreen from last year. Knowing how to use it
    correctly is important to avoid a nasty burn.