Relaxing in the backyard, enjoying the pool and exploring the great outdoors. See what potential dangers lurk around some of our favorite summertime activities, and learn how to prevent a trip to the emergency room. Watch the latest video at video...See what potential dangers lurk around some of our favorite summertime activities, and learn how to prevent a trip to the emergency room.
Survey shows British teens are ignorant about sun safety. Credit: Corbis
"That kid has been out in the sun too long."You probably thought that about your teenage son or daughter before, but now there is science to back you up. R...Survey shows British teens are ignorant about sun safety.
Watch Videos Related to Sunscreen UVA RatingsDevon Garrison plays in the pool at the clubhouse of his sub-division in Montgomery, Ala., Tuesday, June 14, 2011. Garrison wears sunscreen with an SPF factor of 100. Credit: AP WASHIN...Under new rules published Tuesday, sunscreen will also have to protect against the more penetrating ultraviolet A rays associated with skin cancer.
Dora sunscreen? Fabuloso! Credit: Drugstore.com
We don't know about you, but getting our kids to stand still for sunscreen can put a real damper on fun in the sun.But bring Dora or SpongeBob into the process and things suddenly get...The Nickoldeon characters make sunscreen application a breeze.
Watch Videos Related to Infants and Sunscreen Safety!Sure, they're having a ball, but did they remember the sunscreen? Credit: Getty Images As summer approaches, remember that infants' skin is particularly vulnerable to skin cance...Pediatricians urge special protection for infants' skin.
Lifelong sun protection should begin at an early age. Credit: Getty Yes, you're always sure everyone in the family is slathered in sunscreen when you go to the beach or the pool, but sorry, Mom. That may not be enough to protect your ki...Rates of skin cancer continue to rise, even in younger people.
I spent a good amount of time in my teenage years laying poolside, working on getting the best tan. Sure, I had heard all about wearing sunscreen and such, but I didn't care. I wanted to look good and, in my mind, tanned skin looked good. Now that I...