Archive for August, 2014

Pro Golf Dream is on Hold – For Now

Aug 25, 2014 No Comments by

What does a Coolibar 2014 Sponsored Athlete do when injury temporarily takes her out of the game? Switch sports, of course! By Kaitlyn Price

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What the Heck is a Rash Guard?

Aug 19, 2014 No Comments by

A rash guard is almost always a shirt, specifically one that’s worn in or around water. This might seem strange; after all, we have swim shirts and wraps and beach cover ups that do the same thing, right? But the original Australian rash guard was called a rash guard (or “rashie”) for its ability to protect against rashes.

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The Athlete Within

Aug 14, 2014 No Comments by

By Valerie Stewart: In fourth grade I ruled on the four square court. NO one could knock me out of the server’s square. My family didn’t know and I didn’t receive any blue ribbons, but I knew and it made me feel great.

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How to Properly Help Protect Your Eyes From UV Exposure

Aug 11, 2014 No Comments by

By Susan Resnick: Throughout my career, I’ve seen thousands (maybe even tens of thousands!) of patients in my practice, and one of the most common items that links everyone together is the lack of understanding of the dangers that UV rays pose to the health of our eyes. I advocate for full body protection – broad spectrum sunscreen and UPF clothing for the skin, and comprehensive protection for the eyes.

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Guest Post: A Call to Action from a Skin Cancer Survivor

Aug 06, 2014 No Comments by

This post by Megan Ramey first appeared July 29 on Cancer Candor, a blog from Chris Hanson, President, American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN). It appeared on the same day that the US Surgeon General released a call to action to prevent skin cancer in which he called the disease a “major public health problem.”

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The Spirit of Competition Includes Sun Safety

Aug 04, 2014 No Comments by

Coolibar continues highlighting our Sponsored Athletes for 2014. Here, long range marksman Jim Webster talks about striving for excellence and staying safe at the same time.

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