Sun Protection

Sun Protection in the Raw

Janey Lee Grace | Posted 09.04.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Janey Lee Grace

'Lather on the sunscreen if you want to be safe in the sun' is the word on the street and yet I beg to differ. I have rather controversial views on sun protection and really believe that we need a fresh approach.

Slap The Sun Cream On Before Sport, Pupils Urged

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 13.07.2012 | UK Universities & Education

As strange as it may seem considering the summer the UK is experiencing, PE teachers are being urged to take more responsibility in protecting childre...

To Screen or Not - Has Sun Avoidance Gone Too Far?

Pratik Sufi | Posted 07.07.2012 | UK Lifestyle
Pratik Sufi

It is difficult to believe that in this age of plenty where there is an epidemic of obesity, more than 50% of the population suffers from vitamin D deficiency! Increasingly more patients are presenting with rickets and osteomalacia - but don't have high expectations of your doctor's ability to diagnose the condition early as patients with mild deficiency may not show any symptoms.

Don't Scream for Suncream

Claire Snowdon-Darling | Posted 09.06.2012 | UK Lifestyle
Claire Snowdon-Darling

I was verbally attacked by a woman at my Bootcamp class. The reason for this tirade of insult and anger is because I don't wear sun cream. She felt that because I lecture about health it was hypocritical of me not to wear sun cream.

Sun's Rays More Harmful Than Previously Thought, Says Study

Georgia James | Posted 07.12.2011 | UK Lifestyle

UVA rays, emitted by the sun and tanning beds, are more dangerous than previously thought, according to new research. Although associated with pre...

One In Six Women Believe Fake Tan Protects Against Sun Damage

Georgia James | Posted 20.11.2011 | UK Lifestyle

Millions of women are putting their lives at risk because of a mistaken belief that a spray tan will protect them from the sun’s harmful rays. On...

Girl Burns And Blisters After School Bans Sun Cream

Parentdish | Kelly Rose Bradford | Posted 13.09.2011 | UK Lifestyle

A ten-year-old girl suffered agonising sunburn after her school didn't provide sun cream during a scorching hot sports day practice. ...