Tuesday, June 21, 2011


Summer is upon us! The days are longer and we might be spending more time outdoors. Read on to find out why sunscreen really isn't just for summertime and sunny days.

[From the American Academy of Dermatology]

The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) recently established new regulations for testing and labeling over-the-counter sunscreens.  Find out what you should start looking for on your sunscreen's label:
-Understanding Over-the-Counter Medicines: Sunscreen
-FDA Sheds Light on Sunscreens

Skin Cancer Prevention
[From UCSF Medical Center]

Cancer Trends: Sun Protection
[From the National Cancer Institute]

[From the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency]
Kids can learn about sun safety through these fun, interactive pages.