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Don’t Get Burned By Your Sunscreen: 4 Things To Know

When it comes to sunscreens, most people just pick one with a high number and believe they’ll be safe to bake in the sun. But as CBS4 Medical Editor Dr. Dave Hnida reports, a new study shows a lot of us really don’t know what we’re getting when we grab some sunscreen off the store shelf.

06/18/2015

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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.

06/01/2015

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So Why Do You Forget The Sunscreen?

With all of this rain, probably one of the last things on your mind is why you should be using sunscreen. But CBS4 Medical Editor Dr. Dave Hnida reports, a new study shows most of us forget the protection even when the weather is good.

05/21/2015

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Avoiding The Burn

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.

06/02/2014

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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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