A study conducted mostly by researchers from the University of Gothenburg found that obese patients who underwent bariatric surgery to help them lose weight were less likely to develop skin cancer, including melanoma.
The risks of using sunscreen are far outweighed by the benefits of protecting your skin from cancer, experts said.
Most people apply sunscreen in a layer so thin it provides only 40 percent of its purported SPF rating.
Externally applied sunscreen lotion is the only pharmaceutical product that can protect against UV rays.
The attackers allegedly scaled a wall and kidnapped the young girl as she slept alongside her mother and sibling.
It's not yet clear why skin cancer survivors had a dramatically reduced risk of developing Alzheimer's disease.
Tumors exposed to a chemical in the bacteria were comparatively smaller.
It's called Merkel cell carcinoma. Wear sunscreen.
Walter Jordan's is one of several deaths at the center of an ongoing legal fight over inmate health care in Arizona -- and a window into how states use private companies to handle medical services for prisoners in an age of cash-strapped budgets.
The researchers found that taking vitamin D decreased inflammation, redness and swelling, compared with taking a placebo, and this effect increased in proportion to how much was consumed.
The sun is out, which means it's time to slather on the SPF.
The patch, thinner than a human hair and free of charge, measures your daily UV exposure.