Seven Sunscreen Chemicals Enter Bloodstream After One Use, FDA Says, But Don't Abandon Sun ProtectionAfter a single application, a total of seven chemicals commonly found in sunscreens can be absorbed into the bloodstream at levels that exceed safety thresholds, according to studies by the Center for Drug Evaluation and Research, an arm of the US Food and Drug Administration.
Majority Of Sunscreens Tested Would Flunk Proposed FDA Safety Tests, Report Says Nearly two-thirds of all sunscreens evaluated by the Environmental Working Group would not pass safety tests proposed by the US Food and Drug Administration, the consumer advocacy group announced Wednesday.
Sunscreen Chemicals Enter Bloodstream After One Day Of Use, Study SaysIt took just one day of use for several common sunscreen ingredients to enter the bloodstream at levels high enough to trigger a government safety investigation, according to a pilot study.
Bill: Students Could Use Sunscreen Without Doctor's NoteA measure allowing Maryland students to use sunscreen without a doctor's note is advancing in the General Assembly.
5 Things Not To Forget In Your Summer Beach BagA 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.
Sunburn Stickers Remind People To Apply SunscreenSun safety is a personal issue for Andrew Levine, CEO of Hunt Valley-based cosmetics company JADS International.
Best Products For Protecting Kids Against Summer SunKeep away sunburn and have some fun in the sun this Summer with these kid-friendly products.
How To Choose The Best SunscreenAs summer approaches—choosing the right sunscreen can be overwhelming. How do you know which one is right for you?
Finding The Sunscreen That's Right For YouSunscreen is the most important product when it comes to protecting your skin, but selecting a product that is best for you can be overwhelming.
Government Proposes New Guidelines For Vitamin D ScreeningMany doctors still believe that screening and vitamin D supplements are important for good health.
Study: Chemicals In Soaps, Toys, Sunscreens May Inhibit SpermThey're chemicals found in everyday products — but new research says they may have a harmful effect on fertility.
The Risks Of Sun Exposure And How To Protect Your Skin This SummerNow 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.
FDA's New Sunscreen Regulations Hope To Provide More ClarityWith the hope of protecting consumers from skin damage, the FDA is making major changes to the way sunscreens are labeled.
Staying Safe In The Summer SunSummer 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.
Md. Revises Policy On Sunscreen For CampersHealth officials in Maryland have backed off a summer camp sunscreen policy that would have limited who could apply sunscreen to campers.