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Local Health News Chatham And Harwich To Receive New Sunscreen Dispensers

Chatham And Harwich To Receive New Sunscreen Dispensers

, the bad news. Melanoma, the deadliest form of skin cancer, is being diagnosed at a rate faster than any other cancer, and one person dies from the disease every 50 minutes. Of all the counties in Massachusetts, Barnstable County has the second highest number of melanoma diagnoses. The good news is that, with daily […]

7/19/16 at 10:25 am     2246      , ,     Cape Cod Chronicle
National Health News, Newsroom Behind Sunscreens’ Confusing Figures

Behind Sunscreens’ Confusing Figures

s been two years since new Food and Drug Administration rules regarding sunscreen labeling went into full effect. But many consumers are still in the dark about what those labels say. No wonder. The information that sunscreen labels provide, though useful, is cryptic. Not all of the pertinent data are spelled out. And the […]

7/15/15 at 11:38 am     1367      , ,     The Wall Street Journal
National Health News Some shoppers confused about how to choose sunscreen

Some shoppers confused about how to choose sunscreen

people know it’s important to use sunscreen, but they’re sometimes confused about how to choose the right protection or how much to use, a small study suggests. Researchers surveyed people treated at a dermatology clinic last year and found almost all of them had bought sunscreen in 2013. Fewer than half, however, could correctly […]

6/24/15 at 4:43 pm     1207      ,     Reuters