Sun and Skin News: Spring 2013 (Vol. 30, No. 1)
Both indoor and outdoor ultraviolet radiation (UVR) tanning are proven causes of skin cancer, but the average indoor tanning machine in England is 2.3 times more cancer-causing than the midday Mediterranean sun.
A recent study in the British Medical Journal found that children of a parent with a history of melanoma or squamous cell carcinoma (SCC) have a greatly increased risk of developing these skin cancers themselves, even if the parents developed their skin cancers at an advanced age.Read More
The Skin Cancer Foundation recently filed a complaint with the Federal Trade Commission (FTC), asking it to investigate the MTV series Jersey Shore’s portrayal of tanning.Read More
What products truly promote anti-aging? Can any ingredients help undo the sun damage I’ve sustained?Read More