skin cancer

What's Freaking Me Out

These Common Meds Could Make You More Likely to Get Sunburned

I kept wondering what had changed to cause me to burn so badly.
Glynis Ratcliffe
Skin Deep

This Terrifying App Shows You What Not Using Sunscreen Will Do to Your Face

Sunface is a free facial aging app that lets you take a selfie and see what your skin will look like in the future based on your level of UV exposure.
Susan Rinkunas

How to Check Yourself for the Deadliest Kind of Skin Cancer

Melanoma cases have been rising in the US for the past 20 years.
Virgie Townsend

This Is How to Care For Your Skin Differently if You're a Person of Color

8 things black and brown Americans should know about their skin types, according to dermatologists of color.
Rajul Punjabi
Asking for a friend

How Screwed Am I From Bad Sunburns I Got as a Kid?

About one in five Americans will develop skin cancer during their lifetime.
Nick Keppler
Asking for a friend

What Happens if I Spend All My Time in Artificial Light?

Nearly half of adults are so short on rays that they're deficient in vitamin D.
Kristen Dold
the future of cancer

Researchers Think They've Found the Next Chemo

This treatment can deliver more cancer-killing drugs with fewer side effects.
Olivia Campbell
Feeling the Burn

Sunscreen Sold in the US Prevents Burns But Not Necessarily Cancer

A new report points to some problematic truths about SPF.
Amber Brenza
Feeling the Burn

Scientists Are Trying to Make Sunscreen Way Less Annoying

They'd like it to be as easy as swallowing a pill.
Denny Watkins
How Not to Die

Sunburns Aren't Just a White-People Problem

And melanoma is more deadly in people of color.
Sheherzad Preisler
We Asked

We Asked 20-Somethings Why They Still Use Tanning Beds

The risks are well known, but that's not stopping many young men and women from soaking up UV rays.
Helaina Hovitz
thump news

Bassnectar Shares Poignant Facebook Post About Recovering from Skin Cancer

The California bass-magnate also touched on life's transient nature, and the importance of wearing sunscreen.
David Garber