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5 Things Not To Forget In Your Summer Beach Bag

A day at the beach should include a bag full of essentials to keep you comfortable and protected in the sun. Here are five must-haves not to forget when planning a day at the beach.


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Avoid Harmful Chemicals In Your Kids’ Sunscreens – What To Look For

There are chemicals in many sunscreens that can be harmful to kids’ developing bodies.


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Best Products For Protecting Kids Against Summer Sun

Keep away sunburn and have some fun in the sun this Summer with these kid-friendly products.


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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.


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.


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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.


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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

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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.


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