5 Tips for Quick and Lasting Sunburn Relief

So you forgot to reapply (or apply at all) your sunscreen, you get up from the lounge chair, and you’re red as a freshly boiled lobster. Follow the steps below for quick and lasting sunburn relief tips. Continue reading “5 Tips for Quick and Lasting Sunburn Relief” »

5 Reasons to Wear Sunglasses More Often

According to a 2012 survey, about 90 percent of thought protecting their eyes is key to health. Most people wear sunglasses only to cut down on the sun’s glare and most of us misplace them half the time. Keep reading for more about why you should keep those shades on you. Continue reading “5 Reasons to Wear Sunglasses More Often” »

Why UV Exposure is a Real Health Risk 

The sun that brings heat and light to the world can also cause damage to its inhabitants.

As the ozone layer thins, UV exposure increases to alarming levels. This leads to a host of health problems.

During the summer, many families spend extra time outdoors when on vacation or when enjoying play with their children. When people know about the risks of UV exposure, they can continue to enjoy the outdoors as safely as possible.

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Summer Health Basics for Active Families

Now that summer’s here, it’s time to prepare for time outdoors with your active family.

By addressing all the concerns that warmer weather brings, you lessen the likelihood of accidents, illnesses, and mishaps from happening. That gives you more time to focus on the task at hand, having fun and making memories with your family.

Good summer health makes it so you can enjoy more of what the weather brings. Here are our tips for staying healthy throughout the season!

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Minimize Dangerous UV Exposure for Your Kids

After a long winter everyone is excited about getting a little sun exposure. Unfortunately, being in the sun also means getting UV exposure.

Because UV exposure is one of the biggest risk factors for the development of skin cancer, it’s important to limit sun exposure. This is especially true for kids whose delicate skin is particularly vulnerable to the effects of UV exposure.

Instilling good sun exposure habits in your kids today may be the best way for them to have healthy skin for life. Here’s what we recommend!

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