10 articles Tag skin

Skin Cancer Sees No Color

An article released in Modern Medicine is touching on a subject that seems to be allowing many people to slip through the skin cancer prevention cracks. Messages of skin cancer prevention and awareness have not been targeting people of color; Hispanics or African-Americans. Studies done in Florida have shown that “Melanoma rates among minorities signal a need for targeted outreach.” The American Academy of Dermatology is promoting Melanoma awareness among non-whites by targeting radio stations, but what is really …

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What’s Tomato With You?

Apparently tomatoes contain a certain chemical that boosts your skin’s ability to withstand the dangerous effects of the sun. Check it out: “Tomatoes could be the new weapon in the fight against sun damage to the skin, research at the Universities of Newcastle and Manchester has revealed. According to a study presented at the British Society for Investigative Dermatology this month, eating tomato paste could help protect against sunburn and sun-induced skin aging.”   (read more)

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Lobster anyone?

Lobster anyone?

(Click Lobster Girl for some info on sunburns)

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