May is Skin Cancer Awareness Month

MADISON - With this warm weather, it's easy to forget something as simple as reapplying sunscreen or protecting your skin — and plenty of Americans are guilty of it. An…

Majority of sunscreens would flunk proposed FDA safety tests

Nearly two-thirds of all sunscreens evaluated by the Environmental Working Group would probably not be considered safe and effective under standards proposed by the US Food and Drug Administration, the consumer advocacy group will announce this week.

FDA proposes new sunscreen regulations

The US Food and Drug Administration is proposing new regulations on over-the-counter sunscreens in an effort to keep up with the latest scientific and safety information.

Is your sunscreen hurting coral reefs?

It's the middle of summer, and countless families are taking advantage of free time and warm weather to head out on vacation. Hawaii is a popular destination, with almost 800,000 visitors in May alone, according to state tourism data.

How to choose the safest sunscreen

Throughout the summer, consumers struggle with how to best protect their skin from the harmful rays of the sun. But which products are the safest?