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Summer Sun Safety Tips for Kids
July, 2013 | The Skin Cancer Foundation

Help children enjoy outdoor activities safely this summer with these tips from The Skin Cancer Foundation.

Congressional Report Exposes Tanning Industry’s Misleading Messaging to Teens
February, 2012 | The Skin Cancer Foundation

Interesting report exhibiting that most tanning salons fail to provide accurate skin cancer risk information.

New FDA sunscreen rules require more protection, fewer claims
March, 20 2012 | Douglas Brown  |  Denver Post

Another perspective on new FDA rules.
Melanoma Soars Among Young Adults
April, 2012 | The Skin Cancer Foundation

New study revealing a rise in melanoma among people aged 18 to 39.

Response to EWG Sunscreen Report
May, 2010 | Dr. Neal Schultz  | DermTV
Sunscreen Criticisms Unfounded
July, 15 2010 | Skin Cancer Foundation
Sunscreens: Safe and Effective
July, 2011 | The Skin Cancer Foundation

Dr. Morison and Dr. Wang debunk the myths regarding many sunscreen questions.
Finally...The Final Rule On Sunscreen Labeling
July, 2011 | Dr. Nadim Shaath | The Sunscreen Filter (HAPPI)

Analysis of the 2012 FDA sunscreen rules.


FDA Sheds Light on Sunscreens
June 14, 2011 | U.S. Food and Drug Administration

New FDA sunscreen label regulations that take effect June 2012. The FDA asserts sunscreen ingredients are safe and the importance of UVA/UVB broad-spectrum protection.
Current sunscreen controversies: a critical review
March 10, 2011 | Mark E. Burnett, Steven Q. Wang | Photodermatology, Photoimmunology & Photomedicine, 27: 58–67

A critical review on skin cancer, vitamin D, oxybenzone, retinyl palmitate, and nanoparticles.


Uncovering the Controversies Which Cloud Sunscreen
February 2011 | Dr. Nadim Shaath, Dr. Steven Q. Wang | The Sunscreen Filter (HAPPI)

Discussion explores the facts behind several sunscreen controversies. Steven Q. Wang, MD: Director of Dermatology at Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center.
EU SCCS confirms safety of parabens
December 20, 2010 | Scientific Committee on Consumer Safety | European Commission

The European Union's Scientific Committee for Consumer Safety (SCCS) has issued its opinion that propyl, butyl, methyl, and ethyl parabens are safe for use at industry levels in cosmetic products.
Nanoscale Titanium Dioxide in Water Treatment and in Topical Sunscreen
November 2010 | National Center for Environmental Assessment | EPA

The EPA determines that nanoscale Titanium Dioxide (RMS particles are larger than Nano) does not penetrate beyond the stratum corneum or hair follicles into living cells of healthy skin (Table 4-4 page 72).
Daily Sunscreen Use Does Protect From Melanoma, Study Finds
December 06, 2010 | Jenifer Goodwin | HealthDay

Using sunscreen daily reduces the risk of developing melanoma, according to a new study.


News Archive

Sunscreen benefits beat risks in pregnancy: MDs
May 25, 2011 | Dr. Gideon Koren | CBC News

Response to the 2011 EWG Sunscreen Report
May 23, 2011 | Farah Ahmed, Chair Personal Care Products Council Sunscreen Task Force

Winter Skies Still Pose Sun Danger, Experts Warn
November 16, 2010 | Journal of Dermatology | US News & World Report: HealthDay

Retinol Safety Information
November 15, 2010 | CosmeticsINFO.org

Alarmist Rumors Impact The Future of Sunscreens
September 2010 | Dr. Nadim Shaath | The Sunscreen Filter (HAPPI)

Teens determined to tan, no matter what
September 21, 2010 | Amanda Chan | MyHealthNewsDaily (MSNBC)

Analysis refutes earlier Retinyl Palmitate (Vitamin A) health warning issued by the EWG
August 10, 2010 | Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology

Understanding sunscreens, UV radiation
August 10, 2010 | Dr. Frank Armstrong | Tampa Bay Newspapers

Sun Safety in Cars
July 29, 2010 | The Skin Cancer Foundation

EWG Sunscreen Report Misleading, Skin Expert Says (Go Ahead, Slather It On)
May 27, 2010 |  The Stir  |  Huffington Post

As Summer Nears, Sunscreen Controversy Reignites
May 26, 2010 |  Andrew Moseman  |  Discover/CBS News

Response to the 2010 EWG Sunscreen Report
May 24, 2010 | John Bailey, Chief Scientist | Personal Care Products Council

Group Calls Some Sunscreens 'Snake Oil'
May 24, 2010 | Salynn Boyles | Reviewed by Laura J. Martin, MD | WebMD Health News

Why you shouldn't ditch sunscreen
May 03, 2010 | Karyn Repinski | Prevention Magazine

A Death by Suntan at Age 26
October 2009 | Stephanie Booth |  Cosmopolitan

Sky-high SPFs: Dermatologists debate efficacy of rising numbers
July 1, 2009 | John Jesitus | Dermatology Times

Sunscreen Safety Is Called Into Question
July 22, 2008 | Tara Parker-Pope |  The New York Times

Repeated topical treatment, in contrast to single oral doses, with Vitamin A-containing preparations does not affect plasma concentrations of retinol, retinyl esters or retinoic acids in female subjects of child-bearing age.
May 5, 2006 |  L'Oreal R&D |  National Center for Biotechnology Information