Some Sunlight May Benefit Your Health, If You’re Older

We all know that getting too much sun can be harmful to your health. Excessive exposure to ultraviolet radiation from the sun is a major risk factor for most skin cancers. But if you’re an older adult, sunlight – in the right amount – may provide health benefits too, a recent study says. Sunlight causes … Read More

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Best Ways to Protect Your Hair From Sun Damage

We all know that the sun’s rays can damage your skin. But did you know the sun also can damage your hair? If your hair has prolonged exposure to the sun, UVA and UVB rays can damage the outside cover of the hair strand, called the cuticle. Signs of sun damage to your hair include discoloration, dry and … Read More

Tips for Choosing Sunglasses

Choosing sunglasses isn’t just about style. Here’s what you need to know about protecting your eyes from UVA and UVB light, as well as tips if you have macular degeneration or diabetic retinopathy.