From cover-ups to caffeine, here are some tips for protecting your skin during the summer and all year long
July 2, 2015
| By Dr. Rachel Tompa / Fred Hutch News Service
The how-to’s of skin cancer prevention haven’t changed much in recent years — avoid too much ultraviolet light via sun or tanning beds and take care not to burn or tan — but that message is clearly not reaching enough people, according to Fred Hutch researchers.
Citing skin cancer risks, new FDA regulations caution against use by teens
May 29, 2014
| By Mary Engel
Indoor tanning beds, booths and sunlamps that emit ultraviolet radiation must now carry a visible black box warning that they should not be used by anyone under age 18 because they increase the risk of skin cancer, according to new regulations issued by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration.