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5 Things To Know About Your Sunscreen

Have you been shopping for sunscreen lately? The number of choices is mind-boggling, as are the lists of ingredients. Then again, nothing spoils a nice summer day faster than a blistering sunburn. Ski…


Runner Sunscreen Test: Is Expensive Better?

By Lacy J. Hansen for I’ve been asked many times this summer if I go to the tanning booth. I’ve laughed and said, “No, I’m a runner and am outside a lot.” The laughter comes from …


Ask the Doc: SPF and Sunblock Requirements

In 2011, the Food and Drug Administration released a whole lot of guidelines about sunblock. If you want to know the basics, listen to Dr. Friedman. …

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Ask the Doc: Nanomaterials and Your Skin

Nanomaterials sound like they only exist in science fiction, but they're everywhere—possibly even in sunblock. Watch this video to learn if they're dangerous or not. …

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Ask the Doc: Skin Protection Outdoors

You love the outdoors, but you're not so keen on melanoma. How can you have fun outside but protect yourself against skin cancer? Is sunblock enough? Get the answers from Dr. Friedman.…

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Ask the Doc: Sunburns and Skin Cancer

Sunburns are quite painful. But do they give you skin cancer if you only get burned once in awhile? Dr. Friedman knows.…

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Ask the Doc: Lowest Effective SPF Levels

We admit it, tans look nice on a lot of people. But those same people want to avoid skin cancer, so what's the lowest SPF that protects? Learn more.…

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Ask the Doc: Natural Sunscreens

You may be wary of the sunblock sold in drugstores. Is there anything more natural you can use? Learn more.…

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Ask the Doc: Worrying About Sunblock Ingredients

There is a lot of talk out there about carcinogenic chemicals and substances. But are these ingredients present in sunblock? Get the truth.…

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Ask the Doc: Sunscreen for Sensitive Skin

Some folks have skin too sensitive for sunblock and other creams. But that doesn't mean they're destined to get sunburn every summer. Watch Dr. Friedman recommend sunblock options for people with sens…

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