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  • A Mom’s Life: What’s the right balance between sun, protection?

    A Mom’s Life: What’s the right balance between sun, protection?

    When I was a kid we kept a tiny canister of sunscreen in the medicine cabinet. I think it was an SPF 8. My brother and I put it on our noses when they were […]

     
  • Should I let my kids get some vitamin D from the sun?

    Should I let my kids get some vitamin D from the sun?

    The question: Is there such a thing as too much sunscreen? Shouldn’t I let my kids get some vitamin D from the sun? The answer: Sun exposure is one way of getting vitamin D. Ingesting dairy products […]

     
  • Protect Infants From The Sun

    Protect Infants From The Sun

    Whether it’s vacation, shopping, hanging out at the pool or lake or simply in the backyard lots of families will be spending time outdoors. Because their skin is thinner and they lack the ability to […]

     
  • Children’s Eyes Need Sun Protection, Too

    Children’s Eyes Need Sun Protection, Too

    NewsUSA – No matter what season it is, skin isn’t the only thing that gets burned by sunlight. Eyes are just as sensitive, and children’s eyes are especially vulnerable. “The crystalline lens in children’s and […]

     
  • Protect Your Children

    Protect Your Children

    The last thing your child is probably thinking about when they are outside playing is getting sunburn. Make sure to give your children special attention when it comes to skin protection. Generally, kids spend more […]

     
  • Sunglasses for kids protect eyes from sun damage

    Sunglasses for kids protect eyes from sun damage

    As summertime draws near, ophthalmologists are nudging adults to be sure their children are sporting a pair of sunglasses to protect their eyes from sun damage. The Vision Council issued a report last week that […]

     
  • Sunscreens for Kids

    Sunscreens for Kids

    Sunscreens can be very useful. However, limitations to the effectiveness of sunscreen include the following common user errors: Failure to apply enough Uneven application / missed spots Failure to re-apply Because some amount of UV […]

     
  • Protecting Children from the Sun

    Protecting Children from the Sun

    Just a few serious sunburns can increase your child’s risk of skin cancer later in life. Kids don’t have to be at the pool, beach, or on vacation to get too much sun. Their skin […]

     
  • 5 Steps to Sun Safety for Kids

    5 Steps to Sun Safety for Kids

    The Skin Cancer Foundation estimates that 80% of lifetime sun exposure occurs during childhood — and that just one blistering sunburn can double the risk of getting melanoma later in life. Protect your children by […]