Sun & Skin News

Can Ultraviolet Light Kill Germs?

It’s highly unlikely that the sun will prevent you from catching COVID-19. And it could hurt you, too. Here’s what you need to know.

Great Skin Is Made in the Shade

One of the best sun protection strategies is to go where the sun is not. It’s free and easy if you keep it in mind, so put shade on your radar!

Early Detection Starts with You, Part 2

In 2019, we introduced you to The Skin Cancer Foundation’s brand new Big See campaign in “Early Detection Starts with You, Part 1.” In Part 2, we show you how the three simple words “new, changing or unusual” are changing the game and saving lives!

Back to Basics: Understanding the World’s Most Common Cancer

May is Skin Cancer Awareness Month, when interest in skin cancer prevention, detection and treatment is high. It’s also a good time to get back to basics. Here’s a quick refresher on the major types of skin cancer: how they form, what they look like and their prognoses.