| Posted On May 06, 2020 | By:

Help, My Hands Are So Dry!

The message has been shared loud and clear; you need to make sure you wash your hands to prevent the spread of COVID-19!

Handwashing as a means to prevent the spread of disease is not a new concept, but you’re probably washing your hands more often and more thoroughly these days.

Treating Dry, Itchy, and Cracked Hands

Frequent handwashing can lead to itchy, cracking, or flaking dry skin.

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| Posted On Jul 11, 2013 | By:

Start looking for more than SPF on your sunscreen label!

Until now, a product’s SPF (sun protection factor) was the only objective measure of its ability to protect against sunburn. SPF does not, however, provide any measure of protection against developing skin cancer, or of premature aging caused by the sun’s rays known as photoaging. Sun damage is caused by two types of radiation: ultraviolet A (UVA) and ultraviolet B (UVB). UVB is important in causing sunburn. SPF is therefore a measure of how well a sunscreen product protects against UVB and sunburn.

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| Posted On Jun 24, 2011 | By:

Fun in the Sun…the safe way

After seven months of rain and snow (and rain again), summer in New England is a thing to be cherished, and our time to soak up the sun!  While we love the summer sun and the warmth and joy that it brings, it is also important to remember that too much sun exposure can be dangerous and that we must play safe in the sun.

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