Tag: sunscreen

SUNSHINE AND VITAMIN D

June 20, 2013 By Mari Browning Melehes 0

This past May was the second annual Natural Breast Cancer Prevention Month. The focus of the campaign is to raise awareness of healthy lifestyles that help to prevent development of breast cancer through diet, exercise and exposure to sunshine. Fundraisers  were also  held to raise…

SUNSCREENS & SKIN CANCER

June 18, 2013 By Mari Browning Melehes 0

A recent article posted on slate.com by Melinda Moyer shines a light on how confusing buying and using sunscreens can now be. The FDA recently rolled out new labeling rules to manufacturers and the decision making has only gotten more complex. That along with reports…

UV Rays and Skin Cancer

June 2, 2013 By Mari Browning Melehes 1

As reported in the May 31, 2013 edition of USA Today, this year’s four day meeting of the American Society of Clinical Oncology in Chicago will center stage skin cancer; specifically melanoma.  Studies presented on melanoma will number 288 versus  62 just a decade ago.…