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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

The sun shines bright in the blue skies over the Bay Area. (CBS)

ConsumerWatch: Environmental Group Raises Concerns About Sunscreens

The Environmental Working Group is out with a new report that claims 75 percent of sunscreens now on the market contain potentially harmful ingredients.

05/16/2012

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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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HealthWatch: FDA Tries To Demystify Sunscreen Labels

Starting next summer, you can start looking for SPF 15 bottles and tubes with the label “broad spectrum” and feel confident they’re lowering your risk of skin cancer.

KPIX 5 | CBS San Francisco–06/14/2011

Baby Feet & Hands. (AP)

HealthWatch: Limiting Baby’s Sun Exposure

It’s finally started to look like June in the Bay Area. But before you rush the family outdoors, a new report is warning parents about babies, toddlers and sunshine.

06/08/2011

Ocean Beach in San Francisco. (CBS)

ConsumerWatch: Study Finds Sunscreens Lacking Protection

A major study by a consumer group of sunscreens finds that many of them do not provide protection against cancer-causing ultraviolet rays.

KPIX 5 | CBS San Francisco–05/25/2011

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