How the Springtime Sun Can Fool You and Damage Your Skin

Springtime temperatures may not be as intense as the summertime heat, but you still have to protect your skin against the sun’s damaging rays. Ultraviolet radiation from the sun, which is the No. 1 cause of skin cancer, is a year-round concern, says dermatologist Melissa Piliang, MD, FAAD. You can be fooled by the springtime … Read More

Top Tips to Help You Have a Healthy, Fun Summer

For many of us, summer is a great time of year. There are family get-togethers, vacations, cookouts, warm nights and lazy days at the beach – it all adds up to fun. Here’s our handpicked collection of the top summertime advice from Cleveland Clinic experts that will help to make the best of the sultry … Read More

Sunburns Are Forever

You can’t avoid the sun, of course. You can avoid sunburn. Which is a pretty good idea, considering that damage from sunburn can last a lifetime. Dermatologist Jennifer Lucas, MD, says sunburns have a cumulative effect on our bodies. ‘Insults’ to our skin and our DNA “Each burn you get you are putting yourself more … Read More

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Keep Your Kids Sun-safe

As the temperatures rise, so does the amount of time kids spend outside. Swimming and outdoor sports are great ways for them to stay fit, but they also mean increased exposure to the sun. Here are some things parents can do to make sure summer is both fun and safe: 1. Keep babies out of … Read More

5 Biggest Skin Care Myths

You know that too much sun and smoking can harm your skin, but you can do more to keep skin healthy than just avoiding risk factors. Here’s a smart move –  consult an expert. Why you need a professional skin evaluation Marnie Godfrey, BS, Manager of Aesthetic Services at Cleveland Clinic’s Dermatology & Plastic Surgery … Read More

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Are Your Hands Aging You?

You work hard to look youthful. You cover your grey hair, faithfully apply anti-aging crèmes and protect your face with sunscreen and wide-brimmed hats when you’re outside. But if you neglect your hands, they may give away your true age or make you look even older. Don’t wring your hands with worry; moisturizer, sunscreen and … Read More

Wondrous Watermelon and Sunscreen Smarts (Slideshow)

What is the walk-run method of getting off the couch? How does watermelon boost your looks? When should you always recirculate air conditioning in your car? Health Hub Tips has the surprising answers to these questions and more. [tn3 origin=”album” ids=”364″ transitions=”default” responsive=”1″]