Sunburn

A woman spreads sunscreen on the back of a friend. (credit: MARTIN BERNETTI/AFP/Getty Images)

Summertime & Common Misconceptions About Sunscreen

Prolonged exposure to sun’s ultraviolet rays can cause skin cancer, but it can be prevented by simply wearing sunscreen.

CBS 11–07/29/2015

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Oklahoma Day Care Closes After Reports Of Sunburned Children

A day care center in northeast Oklahoma shut its doors Tuesday after a mother reported her two young sons were severely sunburned during an outing to a local water park.

07/28/2015

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Home Remedies To Fight Sunburn

We know you promise to protect your skin next time, but for now, these simple home remedies will help provide soothing relief.

08/04/2014

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5 Unexpected Uses For Tea

Tea can be useful for much more than filling up your cup. Check out these five unusual uses for tea that might make you reconsider throwing that teabag away.

06/17/2014

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Tests Show Fluorescent Light Bulbs Emit High UV Rays

Everybody knows that one good way to prevent a sunburn is to stay inside where you’re safe from the sun’s ultraviolet rays, right? Well that may not be true if your home is lit with compact fluorescent light bulbs.

CBS 11–11/05/2012

A mother puts sunscreen onto the back of her daughter at the beach. (credit: DAVID HECKER/AFP/Getty Images)

Protect Your Skin Before Heading Outdoors

Texans will be enjoying the Memorial Day weekend at cook-outs, pool parties and trips to the lake. But before going out, don’t forget to protect your skin.

05/27/2011