Posts Tagged ‘sun safety’

sunZapp: Real-Time Sun Protection

Klein Buendel - Wednesday, 24 May 2017 01:46

May is Skin Cancer Awareness Month and a good time to think about how you are protecting your skin from the sun. sunZapp, a mobile app from KB, can help.

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Sunglasses are for Everyone’s UV Protection

Klein Buendel - Wednesday, 10 May 2017 09:28

As summer draws near, the calendar reminds us that May is National Skin Cancer Awareness Month. Sunglasses can help protect everyone’s eyes from the sun’s harmful rays.

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Pilot Test of a Sun Safety Program for the Tattoo Community

Dr. Barbara Walkosz - Wednesday, 12 April 2017 01:29

Results from a pilot test of a sun safety program for the tattoo community was presented by Dr. Barbara Walkosz from Klein Buendel at the 38th Annual Meeting and Scientific Sessions of the Society of Behavioral Medicine in San Diego, California in early April.

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Observed Sun Protection of Vacationers at Resorts

Kelsey Young - Thursday, 2 March 2017 11:48

During vacations, many people experience high-risk sun exposure, which is associated with an increased risk for skin cancer. Klein Buendel, Inc. (KB) and San Diego State University (SDSU) addressed this issue by setting up a randomized controlled trial at vacation resorts during 2012-2014 that provided information to resort visitors about sun safety.

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Sun Safety Ink: A Skin Cancer Prevention Program for the Tattoo Community

Rachel Eye - Monday, 23 January 2017 05:11

Approximately, 25% of American adults have a tattoo, with younger adults more likely to have tattoos than older adults. The popularity of tattoos continues to grow in the general population and particularly among members of the military.  Individuals with tattoos need to take extra precaution when exposed to the sun not only to protect themselves from harmful UVR rays but also to reduce damage to their tattoos.

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