Skin Health

You may have heard that when purchasing sunblock, you should look for one that offers both UVA and UVB protection, but what does that really mean? UVA are long rays and can penetrate the deep layers of our skin, leading to premature aging and wrinkles over time. UVB, on the other hand, are short rays and responsible for the burns we receive on the surface of our skin after a day in the sun. So, slather on the right sunblock and you’ll give yourself the greatest chance of keeping your skin healthy not only today, but also in the future. For more sun safety lessons, check out a recent episode of AtlantiCast >



Skin Health Articles

 
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Skin Health

Many people apply sunscreen too thinly, and that could mean far less sun protection than they hoped for, new research shows.

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A study of more than 3,500 French psoriasis patients found that the healthier their diet, the less severe their symptoms.

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Think you live in a place that's free from disease-carrying ticks? Don't be so sure.

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There's no need to panic if you cut yourself with a knife or broken glass, one dermatologist says, since most cuts can be treated at home.

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During the summer when people trade in their jackets and jeans for flip flops and bathing suits, more skin is exposed to the sun's harmful UV rays.

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