Skin Cancer Doesn’t Have to be Taboo

There are few words in the English language that people shy away from more than “skin cancer.” It’s not a made-up word, and to say the words doesn’t do any harm to anyone, but it’s a word that people avoid at all cost. So why shy away from a word that has such a powerful meaning? Skin cancer is a term for cancerous cells on the skin. Just like lung cancer is cancerous cells or tumors on the...

The Struggle With Kids And SunCare

Each and every day society learns more about just how harmful the sun’s UV rays can be on skin and your overall health. The sun increases the risk of skin cancer, and exposure can cause your skin to age beyond its years. Even being out in the sun for 5 to 10 minutes a day or having the window open during your drive to work can cause problems. While most people know that SunCare is important, applying sunscreen...

Summer Isn’t the Only Time to Think About SunCare...

Most parents think about protecting their children’s skin from the sun during the summer when the days are longer and children spend more time outside. They tend to forget about the potential for skin damage from the sun when temperatures drop. UVA and UVB rays can be reflected off snow in the winter in the same way they’re reflected off sand and water in the summer. That’s why it’s so important to...