| May 17, 2012
| 8:44 AM
For the first time in 30 years, the Federal Government is weighing in on the great sunscreen debate. This summer, the FDA will begin regulating labels.
Skin therapist Katie Pfadenhauer says this is great news.
Katie works at a San Diego Salon & Spa. She...
| May 17, 2012
| 8:46 AM
The FDA is requiring new labeling for sunscreen bottles. But they're giving manufacturers six more months before requiring the changes.
The FDA is forcing sunscreen manufacturers to simplify labeling so consumers know exactly what they're getting when...
| May 20, 2012
| 1:05 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 to...
| May 22, 2012
| 5:54 PM
Kris Nequin has been teased for his covert visits to the tanning bed by the only person who knows his secret: his wife.
He would prefer people think his glow is all natural, but at least one trademark of the sunless tan—that tell-tale scent of...
| May 23, 2012
| 4:13 AM
Temperatures are getting hotter, the days longer and school is almost out for summer. WSBT is continuing its series "Mom's Summer Survival Guide," by taking a look at protecting your child's skin and eyes this summer.
There are three things no one...
| May 24, 2012
Heat is the number one weather-related killer in the United States, resulting in hundreds of fatalities each year. On average, excessive heat claims more lives each year than floods, lightning, tornadoes and hurricanes combined.
| May 25, 2012
| 2:17 PM
Tanned skin used to be a sign of someone who lives an active, healthy outdoor lifestyle.
But that was before we knew better.
Doctors have told us that tanning is actually damaging your skin. And the American Cancer Society reports that skin cancer is...
| May 29, 2012
| 11:55 AM
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. -- Choosing the right sunscreen may be more difficult than you think. It may seem like a no-brainer, but, before you hit the beach, you should know all sunscreens are not created equal.
"When you look at a label and it says SPF, that...
| Jun 11, 2012
| 6:34 AM
Summer’s here, bringing with it pool parties and beach trips, but when it comes to protecting our skin, even those of us with the best intentions often forget to use sunscreen – or at least we forget to reapply as we should. Here are 5...
| Jun 15, 2012
| 1:26 PM
Hold on, your sunscreen may not be as safe as you think. We're told to lather up before heading outdoors into the bright sun.
It's really important to use sunscreen, but you'll want to check the labels carefully. The type of sunscreen you choose, the...
| Jun 28, 2012
| 9:43 AM
Here are the names of two chemicals you may want to remember: Oxybenzone and Retinyl Palmitate.
WDBJ 7 first reported on them two weeks ago, after a research group said sunscreens containing them may be dangerous to your health. ...