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Sun-blocking styles: A healthy new fashion trendupdated: Fri Jun 17 2011 15:44:00

Instead of slathering on baby oil and baking in the sun until turning red as a tomato, more beachgoers are donning wide-brimmed hats, flowing tunics and hiding from ultraviolet rays under large umbrellas.

Why not to fry your skinupdated: Tue Jun 07 2011 06:01:00

Skin cancer affects many people, so there's a movement to help people learn not to burn. CNN's Brooke Baldwin reports.

Sun exposure in babies could mean cancer laterupdated: Tue Jun 07 2011 06:01:00

Getting too much sun is bad for anyone, but it's especially dangerous for babies, whose sensitive skin hasn't developed enough layers of natural protection to withstand intense summer rays.

Guide for kids and tanningupdated: Mon Feb 28 2011 18:10:00

A new American Academy of Pediatrics policy statement offers guidance on skin cancer prevention.

Teens should be banned from tanning booths, doctors sayupdated: Mon Feb 28 2011 18:10:00

When Samantha Hessel heard about the risks associated with tanning beds, she ignored them. When her mom cautioned her not to tan so much, Hessel shrugged it off. President Obama's (Funny) Snooki Snafuupdated: Fri Jul 30 2010 15:08:00

Though he said he didn't know who the Jersey Shore star is, turns out, the president used her in a joke in May

Obama shares 'View' on media, family, even Snookiupdated: Thu Jul 29 2010 20:33:00

President Obama wasted no time in an interview on ABC's "The View" to pounce on the media for providing a culture that "loves conflict."

Get ready for the tanning taxupdated: Wed Jun 30 2010 14:07:00

Put away those plastic mini-goggles and grab your favorite tube of self-tanner. The first new tax to fund health care reform goes into effect Thursday -- a 10 percent excise tax on indoor tanning services.

Worst sunburns scorch and sizzle -- 5 ways to avoid getting deep-friedupdated: Mon May 31 2010 14:50:00

Whether a person is light- or dark-skinned, whether it's cloudy or sunny outside, dermatologists recommend wearing sunscreen -- globs of it.

Why not to fry your skinupdated: Mon May 31 2010 14:50:00

Skin cancer affects many people, so there is a movement to help people learn not to burn.

Tanning beds and cancer linked?updated: Thu Mar 25 2010 12:07:00

Lawmakers explore links surrounding indoor tanning and melanoma a day before the FDA reviews regulation of tanning beds.

Additional FDA tanning bed rules soughtupdated: Thu Mar 25 2010 12:07:00

One day ahead of a scheduled Food and Drug Administration hearing on the risks of ultraviolet radiation from tanning lamps, lawmakers and advocates gathered Wednesday to brief the news media about what they say are the dangers of tanning beds and the need for additional FDA regulations.

CNNMoney: Tanning salons burned by health care billupdated: Wed Mar 24 2010 12:02:00

The Obama administration is turning up the heat on tanning salons across the country with the passage of its new health care bill.

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