Winter Skin Tips

Jan 18, 2011 No Comments

If you’re familiar with winter weather, you may be all too familiar with the dull dry skin the indoor heat and the frigid winds bring on during this season. Keep your skin alive in the dead of winter by following these simple skin care dos and don’ts.

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Sun Protective Clothing (Video)

Jan 11, 2011 No Comments

Dermatologist Dr. Jaime Davis of Uptown Dermatology talks about the need for sun protective clothing. While sunscreen can provide adequate UV coverage on sun exposed skin, such as the backs of hands, the best sun protection actually comes from sun protective clothing.

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New Year’s Resolution – No Tanning Beds!

Dec 28, 2010 No Comments

People are making their 2011 New Year’s resolutions. For many, forming healthy habits is a high priority, including more physical activity, healthy eating or quitting smoking. This year, consider adding this one to your list – Resolve to Make 2011 the year of No Tanning Beds.

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Winter Sun Protection Mythbusters

Nov 16, 2010 No Comments

This winter, as you head outside for your favorite winter activities or start planning a sunny vacation getaway, don’t forgo your sun protection! Here are some common sun protection myths to keep in mind during the wintertime.

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Vitamin D and Sunshine (Video)

Nov 02, 2010 No Comments

Dermatologist Dr. Jaime Davis of Uptown Dermatology talks about the need for vitamin D and the best ways to obtain sufficient levels. Ultraviolet light is not the safest way to get your vitamin D.

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High Altitude Sun Protection

Oct 26, 2010 1 Comment

Height seeking mountain climbers need to be aware of the dangers of UV at higher altitudes. Paul Ridley of Row for Hope shares his Mountaineering experience with us. “In the thin air climbers encounter above 10,000 feet there is often no hope of protection from clouds, and the thin air and reflective snow makes for dangerous sunburns. While climbing I’ve been sunburned on the roof of my mouth, the underside of my nose, and inside my nostrils.”

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Tennis Anyone?

Jul 06, 2010 No Comments

Tennis players spend countless hours in the sun, exposed to harmful UV. Some of the best players on the court have dedicated themselves to promoting skin cancer awareness, including tennis pro Andy Caress. He started the Mela-KNOW-More Foundation to alert the world of the seriousness of melanoma. So, grab your racquet, hat, UV T-shirt and sunscreen and hit the court! Protect yourself from the sun so you can concentrate on your game!

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