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Beating The Heat With Sun-Proof Clothing

There’s no doubt that air conditioners in our cars and homes will get a workout on Monday. We’re expecting one of our hottest days of the summer ahead with a high temperature expected to be in the low 90s.

07/21/2014

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Finding The Sunscreen That’s Right For You

There’s no question that sunscreen is the most important product when it comes to protecting your skin. But selecting a product that is best for you can be overwhelming with so many options and variety of SPF levels.

07/02/2014

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Good Question: Which Sunscreen Is Best For You?

There’s traditional sunscreen, and even drinks and pills that promise protection or skin damage repair. But which sunscreen is the best for you?

05/29/2014

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Health Watch: Tips For Preventing, Recognizing Skin Cancer

Summer unofficially kicks off  Memorial Day weekend in Minnesota, and experts say this is also a good time to remind everyone about sun safety. Three and a half million people are diagnosed with skin cancer every year, and many cases can be prevented or detected early.

05/24/2014

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Study Shows Doctors Rarely Talk About Sun Protection

Skin cancer is on the rise with more than three million new cases ever year. But a new study finds many doctors rarely talk about sun protection with their patients.

09/04/2013

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Sunscreen Isn’t The Only Way To Shield Kids From The Sun

Protecting our skin from the sun’s damaging rays is important. And protecting your children’s skin is serious business.

07/16/2013

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The Risks Of Sun Exposure And How To Protect Your Skin This Summer

Now that sun exposure is considered a cancer risk on the same level with tobacco and asbestos, it’s time to get serious about protecting yourself.

06/03/2013

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How To Protect Your Eyes From The Sun

Summer can be obstacle course for your precious eyes with allergies, chemicals in pools, and the bright sunshine. It’s always a good idea to take steps to protect both yourself and loved ones. Beyond sun protection, sunglasses can prevent injuries.

05/15/2013

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Good Question: Do Sunburns Actually ‘Burn’ Our Skin?

Step outside lately and it feels like you’re cooking. Step inside and you’re bound to look a little pink, especially if you skipped the sunscreen. The feeling is familiar: Hot, stingy red skin. But what’s actually happening when we get a sunburn?

07/03/2012

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New App Nevus Helps Keep Skin Healthy

Your skin is the biggest organ in your body, and now there’s a new app that can help you keep it healthy. The app presents a new way to track changes in your skin and be proactive about your skin care, and it was developed by a local dermatologist.

06/12/2012

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How To Choose The Right Sunscreen

It appears the Twin Cities may see some sunshine this weekend, and a lot of people will be focused on soaking up whatever we get. Here are some tips on how to choose the best sunscreens.

05/18/2012

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Staying Safe In The Summer Sun

Summer is the time for fun in the sun. But you’ll enjoy it a whole lot more if you protect your skin with these helpful tips.

05/14/2012

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FDA Announces New Sunscreen Rules

The Federal Drug Administration is changing the rules for companies who make sunscreen.

06/14/2011

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