Wiseheart Saves the Dawn – A Sun Protection Book for the Tablet Generation

Aug 27, 2013 No Comments

“Wiseheart Saves the Dawn” is a new e-book geared toward children that teaches sun safe habits. Available on iTunes and Kindle for free, this collaboration between the Environmental Protection Agency’s SunWise Program and the Children’s Melanoma Prevention Foundation is an innovative way to reach the tablet generation.

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The Sunscreen Squad is Out to Save Tennis Fans

Aug 15, 2013 No Comments

Andy Caress Melanoma Foundation and Coolibar team up to protect tennis players and spectators from the sun at the Western & Southern Tennis Open.

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Adding sun safety into the school curriculum

Aug 08, 2013 No Comments

Did you know one or more blistering sunburns before the age of 18 more than doubles your chances of getting melanoma? To promote sun safety, Lisa Richman, executive director of the Richard David Kann (RDK) Melanoma Foundation, presented this statistic as a part of the RDK Sun Safety program to the 6th grade science classes at Independence Middle School.

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A Love Story From the Road to Healthy Skin Tour

Jul 29, 2013 No Comments

The Skin Cancer Foundation’s Road to Healthy Skin Tour travels across the country stopping along the way for volunteer dermatologists to perform skin checks. Tour Managers Chris and Christie have traveled with the Tour for five years, and theirs is a story of love. Together, they are making a difference in the fight against skin cancer.

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Tennis camp teaches sun safety on and off court

Jun 20, 2013 No Comments

If you play tennis, you know it’s sometimes difficult to find shade on outdoor courts. So this summer, Twin City Tennis Camp, a local Minnesota business, is taking great strides to educate youth and adults on the importance of using sun protection both on and off the court.

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Summer Camp Sun Protection 101: Why the Cotton Shirt Your Kid Swims in Just Won’t Do

Jun 18, 2013 No Comments

Summer camp is jam-packed with activities from sunrise to sunset. Counselors and camp staff make it a priority to ensure safety of all campers; however, with the rigorous reapplication routine sunscreen requires, sometimes sun protection is overlooked in all the commotion. Sunburn and skin damage are easily preventable. Educating and equipping children with good sun protection habits prior to the start of camp is essential.

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Melanoma Survivor Timna

May 30, 2013 No Comments

During Skin Cancer Awareness Month, Coolibar invites skin cancer survivors to share their stories in their own words. Hope, determination and drive to educate others play a major role in these individuals’ lives. Skin cancer doesn’t discriminate, it can happen to anyone. Prevention and early detection can be life saving! We hope you share these stories with your friends, family and colleagues. Be SunAWARE. Read Timna’s story.

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Oregon joins the tanning bed “ban” wagon

May 29, 2013 No Comments

On May 9, 2013, lawmakers passed a bill making Oregon the third state, following California and Vermont, to restrict indoor tanning for minors less than 18 years of age. The only exception is if a minor has a Doctor’s note allowing him or her to tan for medical purposes.

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Melanoma Survivor Tim

May 22, 2013 1 Comment

During Skin Cancer Awareness Month, Coolibar invites skin cancer survivors to share their stories with us in their own words. Hope, determination and drive to educate others play a major role in these individuals’ lives. Skin cancer doesn’t discriminate, it can happen to anyone. Prevention and early detection can be life saving! We hope you share these stories with your friends, family and colleagues. Be SunAWARE. Read Tim’s story.

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Melanoma Survivor Vanessa

May 17, 2013 3 Comments

During Skin Cancer Awareness Month, Coolibar invites skin cancer survivors to share their stories with us in their own words. Hope, determination and drive to educate others play a major role in these individuals’ lives. Skin cancer doesn’t discriminate, it can happen to anyone. Prevention and early detection can be life saving! We hope you share these stories with your friends, family and colleagues. Be SunAWARE. Read Vanessa’s story.

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