Age, Opposing Team – But Not Sun – Are My Biggest Adversaries

Jun 09, 2014 No Comments by

By Rich Early: I play for a Senior Softball age 65 tournament team that travels throughout Oregon and Washington, and will also play in Reno, Nevada and St. George, Utah this year. To play competitive tournament softball I work out at home five days a week at 6 am. I may not be the fastest player on the circuit but I work out hard in order to at least be in the conversation.

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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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New Coolibar Clothing for Summer Shows Beauty on Lots of Levels

May 20, 2014 No Comments by

New Coolibar clothing for summer includes new active swim wear and, for the first time ever, reversible swim base layers. The latest Coolibar summer catalog starts arriving in mailboxes this week. Here’s a quick look at what’s new!

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Last Minute Ideas for Mom!

May 08, 2014 No Comments by

If someone you know is in a pinch for Mothers Day, consider the gift of sun protection (and so much more) from Coolibar sun protective clothing. Here a few last-minute Mothers Day gift ideas from head to toe:

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Let’s Help Spread the Word About Melanoma!

May 01, 2014 No Comments by

May is officially Melanoma/Skin Cancer Awareness Month, and Coolibar kicks it off with another boost for awareness, detection and prevention of melanoma – the deadliest of skin cancers. Together, melanoma, squamous cell skin cancer and basal cell skin cancer make skin cancer the most commonly diagnosed form of cancer in the U.S.

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What History Tells Us About Skin Cancer and African Americans

Feb 04, 2014 No Comments by

February is African American History Month. Among much else, it can serve as a fitting reminder about a myth that has persisted for too long: African Americans (and those with darker skin tones) can’t get skin cancer. In fact, among the African American population, melanoma – the most serious kind of skin cancer – is much more deadly than among Caucasians.

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