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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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Banana Boat Aerosol Sunscreen Recalled After Stow Man Catches Fire

The makers of Banana Boat sunscreen announced on Friday that they are voluntarily recalling several sunscreen products over the risk that they could catch fire after being applied to a person’s skin.

10/19/2012

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Spray Sunblock Put To The Test After Stow Man Is Badly Burned

Firefighters tested the flammability of spray sunscreens after a Stow man was badly burned.

07/16/2012

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FDA Investigating Stow Man’s Claim He Caught Fire After Applying Sunscreen

The FDA is investigating a WBZ-TV report that a Stow man was badlu burned after applying spray-on sunscreen.

06/06/2012

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Sunscreen Maker Promises Investigation After Stow Man Catches Fire

Sunscreen maker Banana Boat is vowing an investigation into an incident where a Stow man says he was nearly killed after applying their product.

06/02/2012

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Stow Man Catches Fire After Applying Sunscreen

Brett Sigworth was grilling on his deck when he became engulfed in flames.

05/31/2012

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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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Can New Year’s Resolutions Reverse Damage Of Bad Habits?

Some New Year’s resolutions can change your life for the better.

01/06/2012

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Summer Safety Tip: Avoiding Sunburn

Anyone who’s spent a long day out in the summer sun is more than likely familiar with sunburn.

07/21/2011

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FDA Unveils New Sunscreen Rules

Federal regulators will require sunscreen manufacturers to test their products’ effectiveness against sun rays that pose the greatest risk of skin cancer.

06/14/2011

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