Sun & Skin News

Why Do We (Still) Tan?

We know the risks of tanning, so why do people still do it? Here, a deep look at the history behind tan skin.

Sunscreen Safety

There’s a lot of information out there about sunscreen safety, and not all of it is reliable. We asked a top expert to address some common questions about sunscreens.

Teach Your Kids About Sun Protection

Getting kids on board early with sun protection is crucial — but it isn’t always easy. Our expert dermatologists share their best practices to make sun care a daily habit at every age.

Indoor Tanning Legislation: Here’s Where We Stand

When you consider the dangers of indoor tanning, it’s difficult to believe the practice is still legal for anyone, let alone children. Ultraviolet (UV) radiation is a proven human carcinogen, and more than 419,000 cases of skin cancer in the U.S. each year are linked to indoor tanning. Yet we know that teenagers around the country are still using UV tanning beds.

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!

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