sunscreen

Using sunscreen in the cold.
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KYW Staff
October 14, 2019 - 5:00 pm
Most of us don't think about protection from the sun as we head into the fall season, but skin damage and risk of skin cancer can occur any time of year.
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Nearly two-thirds of all sunscreens evaluated by the Environmental Working Group would not pass safety tests proposed by the US Food and Drug Administration, the consumer advocacy group announced.
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May 21, 2019 - 4:32 pm
By Sandee LaMotte, CNN (CNN) -- Nearly two-thirds of all sunscreens evaluated by the Environmental Working Group would probably not be considered safe and effective under standards proposed by the US Food and Drug Administration, the consumer advocacy group will announce this week. The group will...
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It took just one day of use for several common sunscreen ingredients to enter the bloodstream at levels high enough to trigger a government safety investigation, according to a pilot study.
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May 06, 2019 - 6:10 pm
By Sandee LaMotte, CNN (CNN) - - It took just one day of use for several common sunscreen ingredients to enter the bloodstream at levels high enough to trigger a government safety investigation, according to a pilot study conducted by the Center for Drug Evaluation and Research, an arm of the US...
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Dreamstime
February 04, 2019 - 3:00 am
KYW Newsradio’s Medical Reports are sponsored by Independence Blue Cross. By Dr. Brian McDonough, Medical Editor PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — One of the best parts of being a physician is the opportunity to see patients and focus on ways to make them feel better. Perhaps the most important thing...
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Kimberly Adams
July 21, 2018 - 3:24 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- It's beach weather and the sunscreen is in hand. But what about year round? Some people forget the sunscreen, but a local dermatologist has created a stylish way you can protect your skin and make a fashion statement too. "Why am I still getting freckles on my skin...
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GliSODin
July 20, 2018 - 10:14 am
By Maddie Bender, CNN (CNN) -- If you heard that a dietary supplement would "strengthen your skin's defenses against ultraviolet radiation," "defend your skin and eyes from sun damage" or act as "basically an oral sunscreen," would you think it was too good to be true? That's what the US Food and...
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CNN
July 09, 2018 - 11:05 am
By Maritza Moulite, CNN (CNN) -- It's the middle of summer, and countless families are taking advantage of free time and warm weather to head out on vacation. Hawaii is a popular destination, with almost 800,000 visitors in May alone, according to state tourism data. The state recently banned two...
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Hawaii Gov. David Ige signs legislation banning the sale of sunscreens containing two chemicals believed to harm coral reefs Tuesday, July 3, 2018, in Honolulu. The law makes Hawaii the first U.S. state to enact a ban on oxybenzone and octinoxate.
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July 03, 2018 - 8:40 pm
HONOLULU (AP) — Hawaii Gov. David Ige on Tuesday signed legislation that will ban the sale of sunscreens containing two chemicals believed to harm coral reefs. The move makes Hawaii the first U.S. state to enact a ban on oxybenzone and octinoxate. "This is just one small step toward protecting and...
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Dreamstime
May 28, 2018 - 7:54 am
By Michael Nedelman (CNN) -- A busy sunscreen aisle can leave parents confused about which lotions, sticks or sprays to buy for their kids. Complicating matters are varying recommendations for the average consumer: The US Food and Drug Administration recommends buying products labeled with at least...
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