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Sunscreen pills Murad, Heliocare and Sun Assure. (Credit: CBS)

Can Taking A Pill Replace Sunscreen?

You may have come across ads for sunscreen pills and wondered if they work. CBS 2’s Marissa Bailey takes a closer look at some sunscreen pills and what doctors say about them.

07/08/2013

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The Risks Of Sun Exposure And How To Protect Your Skin This Summer

Now that sun exposure is considered a cancer risk on the same level with tobacco and asbestos, it’s time to get serious about protecting yourself.

06/03/2013

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Putting Suncreen Products To The Flame Test

A highly publicized burn injury suffered by a man who had just applied sunscreen prompted CBS 2 to do its own test of the products.

07/15/2012

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Natural Must-Have Products For Summer

If the ingredients list contains words no one can pronounce, the most important rule of food club is it doesn’t come through the front door. We don’t just abide by this rule concerning food, though; we typically try to adhere to it with most all products we use, including those found in our medicine cabinet. Here’s a list of products you could likely find in your own backyard (if you grew and harvested them) that are must-haves for kiddos who are intent on enjoying their summers.

05/23/2012

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Staying Safe In The Summer Sun

Summer is the time for fun in the sun. But you’ll enjoy it a whole lot more if you protect your skin with these helpful tips.

05/14/2012

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Best Green Items For Summer

Improving your family’s health is no small task, though we all would agree it’s worthwhile. Making the transition is easiest by taking baby steps. Here’s a list of must-have staple summer items aimed at creating healthier, greener, more sustainable lifestyles.

05/08/2012

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Dermatologist: Wear Sunscreen 365 Days A Year

If you think you don’t need to wear sunscreen because it’s not summer yet, you’re wrong.

WBBM Newsradio–03/20/2012

Experts say using too many lotions or face creams can actually do more harm than good for your skin, by causing irritation, acne, or clogged pores. (Credit: CBS)

Too Much Face Cream Can Do More Harm Than Good

Are you obsessed with face lotions and potions to try and look younger? Do you think more is better? Well, maybe not. The products you’re using could be causing more harm than good.

CBS 2–03/14/2012

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Should Camp Counselors Be Allowed To Apply Sunscreen On Kids?

On bright sunny day, should day camp counselors apply sunscreen on your child? CBS 2 viewers weighed in on Thursday.

CBS Chicago–07/14/2011

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Guide To: Surviving The Pool With The Kids

During the hot, humid, sticky days of Chicago summer, a day of sitting inside the house with the kids doesn’t seem appealing – even if there is air conditioning to keep everyone cool. Venturing off to the local pool is a great way to beat the heat!

07/12/2011

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Summer’s Best Essentials For Your Handbag

Looking unpolished and melting in the sun, not so chic. Summer style favors the prepared, so make sure to stock up on the essentials. Here are a few items you’ll find in my handbag this season.

05/24/2011