Articles About skin cancer
- JUN 16, 2022
Summer sunscreen guide: Learn how to avoid common sunscreen mistakes
Spending quality time outdoors can be great for your health — from getting some much-needed vitamin D to relieving stress. But too much exposure to the sun comes with risks, too — like sunburn, skin damage, and over time, skin cancer. ... Read More >
- JUN 15, 2021
Surprising ways you may be getting sun-damaged skin
Make coffee. Eat breakfast. Brush your teeth. Take a shower. This typical morning routine is missing an important step: Put on sunscreen. Why should you wear it every day? Because sun-damaged skin may be sneaking up on you. ... Read More >
- JUN 14, 2019
Is sunless tanning safe? Here’s what you need to know.
It’s widely reported that famous French fashion designer Coco Chanel made tanning popular — completely by mistake. In the early 1920s, Chanel got sunburned while spending time on a yacht in the French Riviera. Her sunburn faded into a tan and Chanel’s new “look” became all the rage. Afterwards, having tanned skin was associated with a life of wealth, leisure, and travel. ... Read More >
- JUN 14, 2019
Sunscreen sense: Are you getting the coverage you need?
You’re wearing sunscreen — that’s great! It can help you avoid wrinkles, sunspots, and skin cancer. But don’t go wild on alfresco fun just yet. Kaiser Permanente dermatologist Nicole Annest, MD, sheds some light on a few falsehoods about sun safety that could be preventing you from getting all the protection you need. ... Read More >
- JUN 07, 2018
Sun spot or skin cancer? Know the difference
Sun spots, liver spots, moles, freckles, cysts — oh my. Our skin can develop many different bumps or markings over the course of our lives. Some are harmless, but others may be cause for concern. ... Read More >