Sun & Skin News

Can Viruses Lead to Skin Cancer?

No, we’re not talking about COVID-19 here. But emerging evidence shows a link between the human papillomavirus (HPV) and squamous cell carcinomas of the skin. Viruses may play a role in other skin cancers, too. Here’s what we know so far. 

Sidelined by Skin Cancer?

University of Kentucky defensive lineman Josh Paschal saw something on the bottom of his foot and said something. His dangerous melanoma didn’t bench him for long!

Driving Your Risk for Skin Cancer

Cars may help you feel safer from exposure to coronavirus, but they let in dangerous ultraviolet (UV) light. It’s important to use sun protection even if you’re not leaving the vehicle.

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!