Sun Safety/Tanning

How to Read the New Sunscreen Labels

Look closely at the sunscreen you buy and you may notice different wording on the label. This is the first summer that the FDA’s new labeling requirements are in effect.

The FDA Proposes Warning Labels for Tanning Beds

The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has issued a proposal to reclassify tanning beds and sunlamps and require warning labels advising young people not to use them.

Aspirin Linked to Lower Melanoma Risk in Study

A study of women ages 50 to 79 has found that taking aspirin is associated with a lower risk of melanoma skin cancer.

‘Don’t Fry Day’ Is All About Healthy Skin

The Friday before Memorial Day is designated Don’t Fry Day – a day to raise awareness of sun safety and encourage everyone to take steps to protect their skin.

FDA Announces New Rules for Sunscreen Labels

The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is announcing new rules for labeling sunscreens, to take effect for most manufacturers in one year.

Protect Your Skin on Don't Fry Day

The Friday before Memorial Day is Don’t Fry Day – a day to raise awareness of sun safety and encourage everyone to take steps to protect their skin.

Study Links Tanning Bed Use to Increased Risk of Melanoma

People who use tanning beds are more likely to develop melanoma, the deadliest form of skin cancer, than never users, according to a new study

Tanning Beds Pose Serious Cancer Risk, Agency Says

Tanning beds pose a greater cancer risk than previously believed, according to the International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC), the World Health Organization (WHO) agency that developed the most widely used system for classifying carcinogens.

ACS Researchers: Tanning Bed Use Among Minors Still a Problem

American Cancer Society researchers have played a major role in advancing our understanding of all aspects of cancer, from prevention and early detection to treatment and survivorship.