You may love the sun, but it may not like you … especially your skin. Those rays may feel nice while bathing you in its warmth, but you know as well as I, that a touch too much can lead to a burn now, and cancer later. CBS4 Medical Editor Dr. Dave Hnida explains some do’s and dont’s when it comes to the slather and the spray of skin protection.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
This summer will bring new guidelines for labeling 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.