Can you believe how quickly this year is flying by? Summer here, and with all the fun un the sand, sea and sun, there’s a very important ingredient essential to the summer mix, and that’s a good, strong sunscreen. Skin cancer is the most common form of cancer in the United States, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). Most cases are melanoma—a ... Continue Reading
Does Sunscreen Actually Cause Cancer?
Far from protecting the skin, sunscreens are proving to be potential health hazards, causing skin cancer, because of their toxic ingredients that permeate the skin. This post from Wake Up World delves into the health impacts of chemical and mineral sunscreens and discusses natural ways to avoid sun damage. It has long been known that sunscreen products are detrimental to our ... Continue Reading
Is Your Sunscreen Safe?
(BeWellBuzz) During summer most of us will slather our bodies with a sun protection cream and hit the outdoors. Be it sunbathing beside a pool or hanging out on the beach, staying out in the sun is the preferred option during this time. However, from this summer onwards, we must ensure that we select our sunscreen carefully. Why? According to the experts, conventional ... Continue Reading
Can Sun Exposure Lower Your Cancer Risk?
A study that correlated exposure to sunlight with cancer risk found that people exposed to more sunlight had a significantly lower risk of many types of cancer (Lin, 2012). This study followed more than 450,000 white, non-Hispanic subjects aged 50-71 years from diverse geographic areas in the US. Researchers correlated the calculated ultraviolet radiation (UVR) exposure in ... Continue Reading