Sun & Skin News

Bringing up a Sun-Safe Baby

Protecting young children from harmful ultraviolet (UV) radiation is important not only for avoiding immediate consequences like painful sunburns, but also for minimizing skin cancer risk later in life. Here’s what you need to know about keeping the baby in your life sun safe.

Against the Wind

You do your best to protect your skin from the sun. But did you know Mother Nature ups the ante on windy days? Our experts share some breezy advice.

Getting Pregnant After a Melanoma Diagnosis: What You Need to Know

Melanoma is one of the most common cancers diagnosed in women in their 20s and 30s, when many women are thinking about starting or expanding their families. A history of melanoma doesn’t automatically mean pregnancy is off the table, but there are factors to consider.

What’s the Sunscreen Situation?

Given recent news reports, you may be wondering if sunscreens are safe for you and your family, as well as the planet. Elizabeth Buzney, MD, an expert and member of our Photobiology Committee, helps sort it all out.

Early Detection Starts with You, Part 1

The Skin Cancer Foundation’s new ad campaign, The Big See, motivates you to look at yourself in the mirror with a simple new focus that could save your life.