| Mar 29, 2013
| 1:55 PM
In the past three days, Roanoke Fire-EMS says it has taken three people to the hospital for burns and scalds.
Here are some tips on how to keep you and your family safe from burn injuries:
- Never leave children alone around open flames, stoves...
| May 28, 2012
| 4:34 AM
The Healthy Monday Campaign has designated Monday as the day to start and sustain healthy habits. Why Mondays? It’s the January of the week, the perfect time for a fresh start. By setting a day (Monday) every week for people to think about and focus...
| Jun 13, 2012
| 4:32 PM
Many of us slather on the sunscreen before heading outdoors, but are you applying it before you get in the car for your morning and evening commute? If you're not, you should be, especially if you spend hours a week......
| May 9, 2012
| 11:17 AM
Summer is just around the corner, but its damaging rays and humidity have already arrived. We all know too much sun can damage skin and speed aging, while too much moisture can clog pores. With the right products, you can keep your skin safe from the...
| Jan 7, 2012
| 4:15 PM
McDonald's restaurants in Australia are fighting back against thieves by blasting suspected robbers with an invisible DNA spray as they attempt to flee.The spray, which remains on the suspect's skin for two weeks and on clothes for up to six months, has...
| May 1, 2012
| 6:37 PM
POWAY, Calif. -- New rules for sunscreen labeling drafted by the Federal Drug Administration in 2011 will take effect this summer.
"It's good because they're trying to make order before there was no order. The FDA is also giving the consumer some...
| May 3, 2012
| 11:05 AM
According to the American Cancer Society, more than one million skin cancers
diagnosed each year in the U.S. are considered sun-related. That means it’s important
to have a good sunscreen. Consumer Reports tested 18 sunscreens, mostly sprays and...
| May 11, 2012
| 4:00 AM
Two new government studies show young people are still putting themselves at risk for skin cancer by getting sunburned and going to indoor tanning beds.
One study by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention found that half of those aged 18...
| May 11, 2012
| 10:52 AM
Sun worshippers, be warned! On Friday, May 11, the Food and Drug Administration announced it is delaying comprehensive new sunscreen standards for six more months. U.S. Senator Jack Reed (D-RI) criticized the FDA for failing to protect consumers....
| May 16, 2012
| 12:20 PM
The FDA is giving sunscreen manufacturers longer to change labels on their products. But you can still learn some simple ways to choose a sunscreen that is safe and effective for your skin and your family's.
The goal is to make sunscreen labels...
| May 16, 2012
| 12:42 PM
A new report warns there could be dangerous ingredients in your sunscreen.
The Environmental Working Group only considers a quarter of the 800 sunscreens on the market to be safe. To make the safe list the sunscreen had to be free of oxy-benzone, a...