Checkup Newsroom (Sunscreen)

2018
May
25,
2018
| 03:28 PM America/Chicago
Hello, friends! Summer is nearly here! Let's quickly hit some of the most common questions I get around this time of year - about sunscreen, DEET, and life jackets. 1. Sunscreen: Use it! Even on a cloudy, not-very-hot day! 80% of the sun's ...
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May
07,
2018
| 05:26 PM America/Chicago
School is out for summer! This means playing outside, swimming and enjoying the warm, sunny weather. Of course, you know what’s coming next - don’t forget to wear sunscreen!  ...
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2017
May
05,
2017
| 08:53 PM America/Chicago
With the warmer weather, it’s time to go outside with your kids. In our area, MayFest is this weekend! But before you go out, be sure to pull out the sunscreen as you head out for the fun! Here are a few things to remember: 1. We recommend s...
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2016
July
07,
2016
| 09:50 PM America/Chicago
Sun exposure is the leading cause of skin cancer – the most common form of cancer in the United States. Skin cancer is a serious problem in the United States. Did you know this information from the Skin Cancer Foundation? One in five American...
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2015
May
21,
2015
| 05:21 PM America/Chicago
I know that my patients and readers are the best parents in the world following all the recommended safety precautions and the American Academy of Pediatric advice on every topic. Back to Sleep, Tummy to Play - Check Rear Facing Car Seat Until ...
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January
09,
2015
| 11:35 PM America/Chicago
Let’s face it, we aren’t exactly used to the winter in Texas. Sure it’s cold, but one day it could be 30 degrees and the next day, it’s 70. So sometimes we forget the importance of taking care of our children’s skin during the coldest months of the y...
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2014
July
09,
2014
| 11:59 PM America/Chicago
Sunscreen should definitely be applied to your children this summer, just don’t use a spray.That’s the advice from the Food and Drug Administration and Consumer Reports. The FDA has launched an investigation into the potential risks of spray sunscree...
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