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July is UV Safety Month!

Jul 08, 2014 No Comments by

It seems there is a month for everything, but this one comes directly from the US Department of Health and Human Services: it’s UV Safety Month! This makes sense. July is one of the hottest months in the US, and it’s also right in the middle of prime vacation time.

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Staying Positive, Staying Aggressive

May 29, 2014 No Comments by

Tim Fater says that from the start he had decided to be aggressive in treating melanoma; at such a young age, he was determined to navigate what is always a significant disturbance in one’s life and live as close to normal as possible. “This might be the most frustrating part of the whole experience – the fact that skin cancer is, for the most part, very preventable.”

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Today is Don’t Fry Day!

May 23, 2014 No Comments by

Just before the outdoor summer festivities begin in earnest, a reminder: the National Council on Skin Cancer Prevention has designated today as Don’t Fry Day. This annual, national campaign takes place every year on the Friday before Memorial Day to help people keep sun safety in mind. Here are some of the ways the council recommends to keep yourself and your family healthy for the summer and for a lifetime:

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Monopoly Man: A Survivor Lives On

May 15, 2014 1 Comment by

Throughout May, Coolibar highlights melanoma survivors to call awareness to the dangers of melanoma. This week: the harrowing, ongoing journey of Jerry Dalton.

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Diagnosed at 25, Building a New Life in the Sun

May 08, 2014 No Comments by

Coolibar kicks off its 2014 Melanoma Survivor Series, featuring personal stories from melanoma survivors. Coolibar highlights survivors of melanoma throughout May, which is National Melanoma/Skin Cancer Awareness Month. Here, melanoma survivor Renee Burch of Seattle, Washington tells her life-changing story.

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It’s Melanoma Monday. How Much Do You Know?

May 02, 2014 No Comments by

As it does each year, the American Academy of Dermatology has designated the first Monday in May as Melanoma Monday®. This chance to promote melanoma awareness and prevention is important to us at Coolibar, because we meet people who live with their melanoma diagnoses every day – and because we meet people who are not familiar with melanoma at all. Knowing about melanoma can save your life – and sharing what you know can save others! Here is a short list of what we’d like people to understand about melanoma.

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It’s Time for the Masters Tournament. Are You Sun Protected?

Apr 08, 2014 No Comments by

Masters Tournament weekend is coming up, and for golfers it’s the unofficial start of the US golf season. Which gets us thinking: golf and sun protection go together. Wouldn’t it be great if you could order clothing that protected you from the sun and kept you cool out on the links?

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9 Essential Items for a Fabulous (But Super Sun Safe) Spring Break

Mar 14, 2014 No Comments by

It used to be that when some of us went on spring break, getting lots of sun was the point. Or part of the point, sort of; but we digress. Now, taking into account all that science says about wrinkles and melanoma and such, this is our best advice: Let’s be sensible. But while we’re at it, let’s also still be fabulous!

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Help Arrives as the Fair-Skinned Brace for Spring

Mar 04, 2014 No Comments by

So you have fair skin. You may have skin that we sometimes refer to as “porcelain” or “alabaster.” You might be borderline flammable. You might even be Irish. And the spring sun is coming fast, in its ultraviolet glory. What can you do?

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Today is World Tennis Day – Get Out and Play

Mar 03, 2014 No Comments by

Today, March 3rd, 2014, is World Tennis Day. Whether you are a player on the court or a fan at the court, Coolibar can keep you sun safe with our fashion-forward UPF 50+ protective sun hats and clothing.

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