Tag: sun protection

Sunburn and Skin Cancer: Key Facts on...

Everyone who lives in South Florida knows fully well how hot and humid the climate gets during most months of...

May 25, 2022

Five Things People of Color Should Know...

A common misconception about skin cancer is that, because their skin contains a higher amount of melanin, African-Americans and people...

April 20, 2022

Cancer Specialist Discusses the Dangers of Sun...

According to the Skin Cancer Foundation, skin cancer is the most common type of cancer worldwide. In the U.S. alone, more...

May 21, 2021

Skin Cancer & UV Exposure: Protection Involves...

Skin cancer is the most common cancer in the human body. The American Academy of Dermatology reports that one in...

July 20, 2020

Roundup: Fake Sunscreens, Lung Cancer Rates and...

FDA: Do Not Use Sunscreen Supplements or Pills; They Don’t Work There is no such thing as effective sunscreen supplements...

May 25, 2018

Wear Sunscreen to Protect Skin

A broad spectrum label on a sunscreen indicates the product — when used properly — will protect you from the...

March 6, 2016

Watch Now: Protecting Young Eyes

South Florida’s summer sun means countless hours outdoors for children and teens. While many heed the advice to wear sunblock...

August 25, 2015

Confused About Sunscreens? You’re Not Alone

But with more than 1,500 sunscreen products on the market, most shoppers are confused about which ones offer the best...

June 23, 2015

X-Men Star: Protect Skin With Sunscreen

Hugh Jackman plays Wolverine, a superhero with fast-acting healing powers, in the X-Men blockbuster movie series. Off-screen, he’s battling skin...

October 29, 2014

Can Sunscreen Sprays Trigger Asthma?

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration is investigating the potential risk of spray sunscreens, especially with children who may accidentally...

August 22, 2014

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Vaccinations, Hygiene and More: Fighting the...

Schools are back in session this week, but many questions linger regarding infectious diseases – both new and old. The well-established viruses for which children...

NIH-Funded Research Targets Treatment for Brain...

About 30,000 people in the United States suffer a brain aneurysm rupture each year – about one every 18 minutes. Women – primarily between the...

New Brain-Mapping Tech at Baptist Health...

Pioneering brain-mapping software, developed by Omniscient Neurotechnology, allows neurosurgeons to visualize and understand a patient’s neural networks – those that control complex functions such as...

Orthopedic Care: Taking Steps to Address...

Your feet are your body’s foundation, so taking good care of them is important to your overall health. Years of wear and tear, sports injuries,...

Roundup: Higher Rates of Heart-Health Risk...

Projected Higher Rates of Heart Disease Risk Factors to Impact Minorities Most, Researchers Find By the year 2060, projected rates of cardiovascular risk factors and...

Baptist Health Miami Cardiac & Vascular...

Using real-time ultrasound imaging during minimally invasive heart procedures is a relatively new advancement that has just recently taken a major step forward with the...

Ask the Psychiatrist: What to Expect...

While awareness of mental health issues and resources have become more mainstream in recent years, a South Florida psychiatrist says that many people who could...

Preventing Cognitive Decline: 5 Tips to...

Preventing cognitive decline has made the news lately. A new study indicates that physical and mental activities as people age can preserve the brain’s processing...

Miami Cancer Institute Launches Global Consortium...

Miami Cancer Institute has spearheaded the creation of the Global Bladder Cancer Consortium (GBCC), a collaboration between the world’s top experts in bladder cancer. Among...

Reading the Medication Labels

The package inserts on medications these days read like a laundry list of potential side effects. How do we know which would be more common...