No matter what color your skin is, if you’re exposed to the sun, there’s a possibility that you can get skin cancer. Here’s what a dermatologist wants you to know.
Feel like fire ants are biting you under your skin? You could have a type of sunburn called “hell’s itch.” Dermatologist Melissa Piliang, MD, explains.
If you’re into outdoor sports, you need some special advice to help protect your skin from sun damage. A dermatologist explains how to use sunscreen and other protections the right way.
Discover the truth about questions that pique your curiosity in our series, The Short Answer. Dermatologist Alok Vij, MD, answers this one about whether hair offers protection against skin cancer.
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If you’re heading to the beach for a spring vacation get-away, you might be tempted to seek shade under a beach umbrella and forego the sunscreen. But a new study says that shade from a beach umbrella provides less effective sun protection than a high-SPF sunscreen.