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Monday Health Tip: Taking The Burn Out Of The Sun

Hopefully the time you spend in the sun is a happy time. But, spend too much time with those happy rays, and your skin will pay a crispy price. CBS4 Medical Editor Dr. Dave Hnida has some simple advice on easing the burn in this week’s health tip.

07/22/2013

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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

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So How Is That Sunscreen Working For You? The New Rules

Hopefully you remembered the sunscreen this weekend. And hopefully you know the right way to use it. There’s a new sunscreen sheriff in town, and the rules have changed. CBS4 Medical Editor Dr. Dave Hnida explains.

05/27/2013

Caroline Harrington applies suncream to her husband golfer Padraig Harrington of Ireland during the second round of the AT&T Pebble Beach National Pro-Am at the Pebble Beach Golf Links on Feb. 11, 2011  in Pebble Beach, Calif. (Photo by Stuart Franklin/Getty Images)

A Sunny Myth

It’s a myth that 80 percent of sun exposure takes place before age 18. Sure, sun protection is important for kids, but as Dr. Dave Hnida reports, it’s an older group that needs to use more sunscreen.

06/08/2012

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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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FDA Issues New Guidelines For Sunscreen Labeling

This summer will bring new guidelines for labeling sunscreen.

03/14/2012

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Goddess Garden Takes Guess Work Out Of Sunscreen

Summer is really only getting started and already we’ve been dealing with some intensely hot and sunny days — and it’s important to stay protected and slather on the sunscreen.

07/10/2011