26 07, 2012

1 in 20 Cases of Melanoma Linked to Tanning Beds

By |2017-11-10T21:07:02-05:00July 26th, 2012|Chemo, Less Cancer|

From Health Day News  -- European study supports warnings to avoid tanning beds and cut your risk from skin cancer. The study estimates that one in every 20 cases (5.4 percent) of the most lethal form of skin cancer, melanoma, can be attributed to tanning bed use. The story by Steven Reinberg reports that those that bronze

8 06, 2012

The Fairest Of Them All – When Choosing A Sun Block is Like Taking the SATs

By |2017-11-10T21:07:02-05:00June 8th, 2012|Uncategorized|

Over the past few days, I have spent time in Virginia grocery stores, including Giant, Safeway, Harris Teeter and Whole Foods. At these stores, I navigated labels on merchandise, specifically the ones on sun block. I also observed shoppers, watching to see if they, too, read labels, and I talked to them about those labels.

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