Navigation Links
Winter Sun Warrants Sunscreen
Date:2/3/2010

an assistant professor of dermatology at Johns Hopkins Hospital in Baltimore and a dermatologist in Washington, D.C.

Think like you would at the beach, she said, even if the temperature is below zero. Use sunscreen of at least an SPF (sun protection factor) of 30, and reapply it every two or three hours.

The lips need protection, too, Armstrong said, so try lip balms with SPF.

And wearing sunglasses can not only help prevent cataracts, Kauvar said, but also help prevent skin cancers around the eyelids. Such cancers, she said, are not uncommon.

Rules for sunscreen use in the winter are pretty similar to those for summer, Armstrong said. Wear sunscreen daily, reapply often and opt for cream-based products over lotions because they're thicker. Extra applications might be needed if you're skiing intensely and sweating.

And be sure the selected sunscreens offer protection from both UVA and UVB rays. Kauvar said she tells people to look for physical-blocker sunscreens, which have zinc oxide. Physical blockers reflect or scatter the UV rays rather than absorbing them.

For people who aren't participating in outdoor sports, Kauvar said, it's probably reasonable to wear a moisturizer with sunscreen. But be sure the SPF is at least 30, she said.

More information

The American Cancer Society has more on skin cancer prevention.



SOURCES: Arielle Kauvar, M.D., clinical associate professor, dermatology, New York University School of Medicine, New York City; April W. Armstrong, M.D., dermatologist and assistant clinical professor, University of California, Davis, School of Medicine, Sacramento, Calif.; Elizabeth L. Tanzi, M.D., co-director, laser surgery, Washington Institute of Dermatologic Laser Surgery, and assistant professor, dermatol
'/>"/>

Copyright©2010 ScoutNews,LLC.
All rights reserved

Page: 1 2 3

Related medicine news :

1. Winter Adventurers Look No Further: From Ocean Kayaking To Seal Watching Cruises, Nassau County Offers A Cache Of Cold Weather Thrills
2. Healthy Choice Shatters the Winter Mealtime Rut With 11 Delicious New Frozen Entrees
3. Control Winter Pet Dander with earthbath's New Waterless Grooming Foam for Dogs
4. City of Winter Park Looks to DigitalPersona Software for Stronger Security and CJIS Compliance
5. Cystic Fibrosis Foundation Volunteer to Carry Torch for Vancouver 2010 Olympic Winter Games
6. Heart Attacks More Common in Winter
7. Indoor Allergies Common in Winter
8. Winter Exercise Can Lift Your Spirits
9. Caution Can Help Keep Elderly Safe During Winter
10. The Breema Center Announces Its Winter Intensive
11. Skin Needs Protection From Winter Weather
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:5/27/2015)... In today's healthcare landscape, where costs are growing ... for doctors and hospitals to keep up with the ... HealthTronics, Inc. is offering a solution to ... clinically sophisticated applications. The company has now broadened its ... Ventures, Inc ., a mobile laser technology company based ...
(Date:5/27/2015)... Dr. Omar Ibrahimi, Dermatologist and Director of the ... selected as part of a controlled launch to be ... physician in Connecticut) to offer the new FDA-cleared ... submental fat (double chin). The procedure is entirely non-invasive, ... minimal risks. Dr. Ibrahimi is an invited faculty trainer ...
(Date:5/27/2015)... NOVAtime Technology, Inc. ( http://www.novatime.com ), a ... organizations, announced today that SanMar Corporation successfully implemented ... attendance and point tracking processes for over 3,000 ... , Family-owned since 1971, Seattle-based SanMar Corporation ... label, and mill brands. SanMar supplies apparel and ...
(Date:5/27/2015)... 27, 2015 In support of a ... issue of the Journal of American Geriatrics Society about ... obesity, Bedford Commons OB-GYN P.A . is reiterating ... sweetener-flavored beverages. , To examine the relationship between ... San Antonio Longitudinal Study of Aging (SALSA) tracked the ...
(Date:5/27/2015)... Rock, AR (PRWEB) May 27, 2015 ... Medix today announce a partnership to provide CMSA's ... Medix community. This collaboration seeks to strengthen the ... measurement through CMSA’s CKP program. The mutually beneficial ... on identifying individual skills of talent in the ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:HealthTronics Invests in Additional Mobile Medical Technologies As Cost Efficient Solution for Hospitals, Doctors 2Health News:HealthTronics Invests in Additional Mobile Medical Technologies As Cost Efficient Solution for Hospitals, Doctors 3Health News:Connecticut Skin Institute First in Connecticut to Offer New Surgery-Free “Double Chin” Fat Reduction Treatment 2Health News:Connecticut Skin Institute First in Connecticut to Offer New Surgery-Free “Double Chin” Fat Reduction Treatment 3Health News:SanMar Corporation Successfully Implemented NOVAtime Workforce Management Solution across 9 locations 2Health News:SanMar Corporation Successfully Implemented NOVAtime Workforce Management Solution across 9 locations 3Health News:Recent Study About the Link Between Diet Sodas and Abdominal Fat Reinforces Bedford Commons OB-GYN's Recommendation to Drink Plenty of Water 2Health News:Case Management Society of America Partners with Medix to Offer Career and Knowledge Pathways 2Health News:Case Management Society of America Partners with Medix to Offer Career and Knowledge Pathways 3
... 9 Quark Pharmaceuticals, Inc., a development-stage pharmaceutical ... therapeutics, today announced that Bruce A. Molitoris, M.D., ... Indiana University , will present data demonstrating ... disease (AKI and CKD, respectively) of an animal ...
... Prevention Departments are Under-financed, Under-staffed; Patient Safety Weakened , ... are cutting staff, resources and education for infection prevention ... infections is increasing, according to a report released today ... Epidemiology (APIC). , , The "2009 ...
... Rebuild After Physical Activity , , COLUMBUS, Ohio, June 9 ... (NYSE: ABT ) today announced the EAS(R) ... on the go refuel after physical activity. The ready-to-drink sports nutrition ... , , To view the Multimedia News Release, go to: ...
... and dental expand cost-effective solutions for today,s challenging economy ... BlueCross BlueShield (Empire) today announced approval by the New ... Disability insurance as part of their broad benefit portfolio. ... Disability Insurance Company, this addition makes Empire a leading ...
... brain may help you find solutions while asleep, study suggests ... need to solve a problem, sleep on it, researchers suggest. ... University of California, San Diego, researchers say that rapid ... forming new associative networks in the brain. , "We found ...
... June 9 Par Pharmaceutical Companies, Inc. (NYSE: ... spray to the trade. Calcitonin-salmon nasal spray is a ... sales of Miacalcin were approximately $112 million in 2008, according ... Important information about calcitonin-salmon nasal spray , , ...
Cached Medicine News:Health News:Quark Pharmaceuticals Announces the Presentation of Data Indicating Potential Utility of QPI-1002 in Chronic Kidney Disease at the RNA Interference Summit 2Health News:Quark Pharmaceuticals Announces the Presentation of Data Indicating Potential Utility of QPI-1002 in Chronic Kidney Disease at the RNA Interference Summit 3Health News:Quark Pharmaceuticals Announces the Presentation of Data Indicating Potential Utility of QPI-1002 in Chronic Kidney Disease at the RNA Interference Summit 4Health News:Hospital Infection Prevention Resources Cut, Study Says 2Health News:Hospital Infection Prevention Resources Cut, Study Says 3Health News:Abbott Announces New EAS(R) Myoplex(R) Strength Formula Nutrition Shake and Debuts Bottle Packaging 2Health News:Abbott Announces New EAS(R) Myoplex(R) Strength Formula Nutrition Shake and Debuts Bottle Packaging 3Health News:Abbott Announces New EAS(R) Myoplex(R) Strength Formula Nutrition Shake and Debuts Bottle Packaging 4Health News:Abbott Announces New EAS(R) Myoplex(R) Strength Formula Nutrition Shake and Debuts Bottle Packaging 5Health News:Empire BlueCross BlueShield Adds Life Insurance, Becomes Full-Service Benefits Provider 2Health News:Empire BlueCross BlueShield Adds Life Insurance, Becomes Full-Service Benefits Provider 3Health News:Empire BlueCross BlueShield Adds Life Insurance, Becomes Full-Service Benefits Provider 4Health News:Got a Problem? Think About It Overnight 2Health News:Par Pharmaceutical Begins Shipment of Generic Miacalcin(R) 2
(Date:5/27/2015)... The Bio-Process Systems Alliance (BPSA) ... Single-Use Summit (ISUS 2015) will be held July ... with a primary focus on the promises and hurdles ... technical topics to business and regulatory presentations, ISUS 2015 ... of the single-use industry as the "go-to" platform in ...
(Date:5/27/2015)... Manitoba , May 27, 2015 ... customers, the Canadian International Pharmacy Association (CIPA) ... medications online from licensed Canadian pharmacies. Approximately 64% of ... maintenance medications from a non-U.S. pharmacy due to ... are not covered under their insurance plan.   ...
(Date:5/27/2015)... May 27, 2015  CytRx Corporation (NASDAQ: CYTR ... oncology, today announced an upcoming poster presentation regarding its ... of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) Annual Meeting, which is being ... Chicago . "I am impressed ... in patients who have undergone treatment with aldoxorubicin across ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:BPSA's 5th Annual Summit to Provide '2020 Vision' for Single-Use Technologies 2BPSA's 5th Annual Summit to Provide '2020 Vision' for Single-Use Technologies 3Canadian International Pharmacy Association (CIPA) Survey of Americans Finds 64% Purchase Medications from Canada Due to Affordability 2Canadian International Pharmacy Association (CIPA) Survey of Americans Finds 64% Purchase Medications from Canada Due to Affordability 3CytRx to Present Aldoxorubicin Clinical Data at the 2015 ASCO Annual Meeting 2CytRx to Present Aldoxorubicin Clinical Data at the 2015 ASCO Annual Meeting 3CytRx to Present Aldoxorubicin Clinical Data at the 2015 ASCO Annual Meeting 4CytRx to Present Aldoxorubicin Clinical Data at the 2015 ASCO Annual Meeting 5
Comfor™ Cast Boot - Rocker Sole - Closed Toe...
The Multi-Purpose Medical-Surgical Shoe...
... assay for the qualitative and ... to Gliadin in human serum. ... be used as an aid ... disorders, mainly Coeliac Disease. This ...
... use as a non-reactive quality assurance reagent in ... gondii (TOXO IgG and TOXO IgM), IgG and ... rubella IgM), IgG and IgM antibodies to cytomegalovirus ... antibodies to herpes simplex virus types 1 and ...
Medicine Products: