Rays of Hope

Written by Diana L. Howard Ph.D.
Solar RisksOur love affair with the sun may finally be coming to an end. After years of romancing the sun, we are now more than ever dealing with the long term effects of our affair: wrinkles, hyperpigmentation, premature aging – not to mention a repressed immune system and the potential for skin cancer are all consequences of sunlight exposure. According to the Skin Cancer Foundation,…

A Guide to Light Protection

Written by Harry Fallick
More than one million Americans are diagnosed with skin cancer each year. Many more are diagnosed with pre-cancerous conditions. These numbers continue to increase, not only in the U.S., but worldwide. Despite the alarming increase in skin cancers, especially in the teen and young adult population, people continue to believe that a tan is healthy. The notion that sunscreen is an occasional summer-only accessory is…

Healthy Sun Care

Written by Dr. Carl R. Thornfeldt
The warmer months of late spring, summer, and early fall are the time of year when people around the country spend a great deal of time outdoors, enjoying the beach, sunbathing, playing sports, or working in the garden. The additional activity is healthy for our overall well-being, but the exposure to the sun and air pollution can be very detrimental to our skin. Since sun…
Let’s get it right from the start, anyone, any skin type, any skin color is at risk for skin cancer. Indeed, nobody is safe from skin cancer. Skin type and skin color do not fully protect an individual from skin cancer. Skin safe, sun safe practices do protect and do help in skin cancer prevention. Lynne Kurashima, Hawaii Licensed Aesthetician, says, “It’s a misconception that…

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