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Jan 21, 2015 | 11:21 AM CST

Children of Melanoma Survivors Lacking Adequate Level of Sun Protection

Children of Melanoma Survivors Lacking Adequate Level of Sun Protection

In a groundbreaking new study, University of California, Los Angeles researchers have discovered that children of melanoma survivors are not adhering optimally to sun protection recommendations.

Jan 12, 2015 | 11:09 AM CST

Cockpit Radiation Similar to That of Tanning Beds

Cockpit Radiation Similar to That of Tanning Beds

Airline pilots can be exposed to the same amount of UVA radiation as that from a tanning bed session because airplane windshields do not completely block UVA radiation, according to a research letter published online by JAMA Dermatology.

Dec 17, 2014 | 12:17 PM CST

Scientists Find Potential Way to Block Sun-induced Skin Aging

Scientists Find Potential Way to Block Sun-induced Skin Aging

A scientific team at UBC and Providence Health Care have genetically engineered mice with less wrinkled skin, despite repeated exposure to wrinkle-inducing ultraviolet (UV) light.

Dec 01, 2014 | 11:51 AM CST

President Obama Signs Sunscreen Innovation Act

President Obama Signs Sunscreen Innovation Act

The Public Access to SunScreens (PASS) Coalition applauds President Barack Obama for signing the Sunscreen Innovation Act (S.2141).

Nov 19, 2014 | 10:48 AM CST

AAD Applauds Congress for Passing Sunscreen Innovation Act

AAD Applauds Congress for Passing Sunscreen Innovation Act

A new law will speed ingredient approvals to provide consumers with longer-lasting UVA protection.

Nov 17, 2014 | 11:33 AM CST

Sunscreen Innovation Act: Next Stop— U.S. President's Desk

Sunscreen Innovation Act

The Public Access to SunScreens (PASS) Coalition applauds the House of Representatives for passing the Senate version of the Sunscreen Innovation Act (S.2141) by unanimous consent.

Nov 14, 2014 | 11:10 AM CST

AAD Statement on Costs of Skin Cancer Treatment

AAD Statement on Costs of Skin Cancer Treatment

American Academy of Dermatology President Brett M. Coldiron, MD, FAAD, responds to a recent CDC study.

Nov 11, 2014 | 05:29 PM CST

The Tanning Van Brings Mobile Spray Tanning to South California

The Tanning Van Brings Mobile Spray Tanning to South California

A business in Southern California, The Tanning Van, will bring convenient spray tanning to the customer in a spacious and tailor-made cargo van.

Nov 10, 2014 | 11:11 AM CST

Skin Cancer Foundation Educating Students on Sun Safety

Skin Cancer Foundation Educating Students on Sun Safety

The Skin Cancer Foundation is teaching middle school and high school students about the importance of proper sun protection through its youth education program, Sun Smart U.

Nov 04, 2014 | 01:54 PM CST

Tanning Bed Availability High on College Campuses

Tanning Bed Availability High on College Campuses

Among the top 125 colleges on a list compiled by U.S. News & World Report, 48% have indoor tanning facilities either on campus or in off-campus housing.