Sun & Skin News

Is Virtual Medicine Here to Stay?

During the height of the COVID-19 pandemic, the use of telemedicine skyrocketed. This practice may be especially useful in teledermatology going forward.

Research Reaches Higher – Planting the Seeds, Part 1

Since 1981, The Skin Cancer Foundation has awarded more than $2 million in research grants to encourage ideas in skin cancer prevention, detection and treatment to bloom and flourish. In part 1, we speak to David Polsky, MD, PhD, chair of the Research Grants Committee, to learn the ins and outs of the program.

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.