Yesterday, the FDA sent warning letters to companies marketing supplemental pills and capsules that purportedly provide protection from the sun. The FDA has not approved any oral medications that can achieve protection from ultraviolet rays and took the step of sending these warning letters to protect consumers from false and misleading claims. Sunscreen is the … More Be Warned: Sun Sunscreen Pills Don’t Work
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Skin cancer is strongly linked to exposure to UV radiation. In the United States, skin cancer is the most commonly diagnosed cancer and most cases are preventable. Melanoma is the most deadly form of skin cancer and is one of the most common types of cancer for young adults and teens.,  Skin cancer treatment … More 10 Reasons States Should Pass Laws to Protect Youth From UV Exposure
ROLLING MEADOWS, Ill., May 4, 2018 – On Thursday, Governor Mary Fallin approved SB 950, a bill based on ASDSA’s model legislation known as SUNucate, to eliminate barriers that prohibit students from possessing and using over-the-counter sunscreen in school. Unfortunately, sunscreen is often inaccessible at school due to broad reaching “medication bans” that include sunscreen … More Oklahoma Becomes Eleventh State to Pass SUNucate Model Legislation