skin cancer

It’s Time To Bring Back The Sun Umbrella

It’s Time To Bring Back The Sun Umbrella

Many of us apply sunscreen when we go to the beach. But walking outside under the fierce summer sun – even if it’s to run a quick errand – can be taxing: We sweat, we get exhausted, we burn and we expose ourselves to dangerous UV rays. In Asian countries,…

Are Mole-Checking Apps Actually Accurate?

Are Mole-Checking Apps Actually Accurate?

Is that mole looking suspicious? You can download an app to check out an individual mole, or to keep track of the moles on your body, but none of these apps can substitute for getting checked out by an actual dermatologist.

‘DNA Repairing’ Sunscreens Might Actually Work

The sun’s ultraviolet radiation is dangerous to our skin cells because it damages our DNA. That’s why sun exposure can cause cancer, and why sunscreen is so important (even apart from its power to prevent sunburns). There are sunscreens that claim they can help your skin repair that damage —…