Tag: sunscreen

Sunscreens get safer

The ingredients in some common chemical-based sunscreens are known to cause allergic reactions for some people and have been linked to reproductive and behavioral problems in animal studies.

Professional drivers offer safe driving tips for Labor Day travel

The Virginia Trucking Association is urging the nearly 1 million motorists that are expected to travel on Virginia’s highways this Labor Day weekend to follow safety tips from America’s Road Team Captains, a team of professional truck drivers with millions of accident-free miles.

Earth Talk: Safer and more effective sunscreens

Many of the sunscreens on the market do not provide enough protection from the sun’s damaging rays. Also, some of them contain chemicals that can also cause health problems in their own right.

Professional truck drivers urge Virginians to follow safe driving tips during Fourth of July holiday

The Virginia Trucking Association is urging the more than 1 million Virginians that AAA projects will travel by automobile during the July 4th holiday to practice cuation and patience to ensure our roads are safe.

Dermascan and Nat King Cole all in one day

After lunch on June 24, fifteen Nat King Cole fans settled in for a history of this famous singer and a chance to listen to some of his most popular songs.

Chris DeWald: Skin cancer

Column by Chris DeWald Submit guest columns: freepress2@ntelos.net   It has been a while since I have written or submitted a post. I shall touch on a serious matter that might affect us all and more with those with light skin. In the past, I have had skin cancerous cells removed, and just had a […]

Don’t forget your sunscreen

Earth Talk From the editors of E/The Environmental Magazine Dear EarthTalk: Are sunscreens safe? Which ones do you recommend that will protect my skin from the sun and not cause other issues? – Bettina E., New York, N.Y. Getting a little sunshine is important for helping our bodies generate Vitamin D, an important supplement for […]