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SPF

Stay sun smart—shun the rays

At the height of the day, seek shade, wear protective clothing and apply lotion that's SPF 30 or higher.

Headed outdoors? Lather ’round the lashes

If you're gearing up for a day in the sun, don't forget to moisturize your face—especially those areas around your eyes.

Shield yourself from the summer sun

Try to stay out of the sun when its rays are strongest, between 10 a.m. and 2 p.m.

Does salt water help your cut?

Sunscreen on cloudy days? Get the skinny on the health myths of summer.

New babies—made for the shade

Fresh air and sunshine are great for older kids, but newborns should be kept under cover.

Shield your kids from the sun’s damaging rays

Melanoma is the most common type of skin cancer in younger patients and affects mostly teenagers.

Moles not most likely spot for melanomas

More than two-thirds of deadly skin cancers occur as new lesions.

How safe and effective is your sunscreen?

One out of three may not offer the right protection.

Baby’s skin no match for the sun

Shade, clothes and hats offer little ones safe protection.

Sunscreen 101

Study finds many people don't use it properly, raising their risk of skin cancer.

Sunscreen delays melanoma in mice

Study results suggest applications for preventing deadly skin cancer in humans.

411 on SPF, UV-A and UV-B

Many consumers don't understand sunscreen labels and what an SPF value really means.

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