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Our Q&A with consultant dermatologist Dr Andrea Tomizawa 1. What are some common skin issues people may encounter during the silly season (and why)? With the festive season upon us, …

Summer is approaching, so why not brush up on your sun care knowledge so you can share skin protection tips with your patients? Our summers are synonymous with scorching heat …

Australia is second in the world for most new skin cancer cases, according to the Skin Cancer Index 2018 ‘I love a sunburnt country.’ The quintessential Australian poem has never …

ASMI has expressed concern following reports that Hawaii is poised to ban certain types of sunscreen A bill banning the sales and distribution of sunscreens containing oxybenzone and octinoxate was …

Public guidelines for sun protection have been updated as stakeholders warn that Australians are using sunscreen as a “suit of armour” The Australasian College of Dermatologists and Cancer Council updated …

The Cancer Council no longer recommends the use of aerosol sunscreens, its CEO says Professor Sancha Aranda told reporters yesterday that Australians continue to use sunscreen incorrectly – to the …

Australians are becoming “increasingly misinformed” about sunscreen, new research has showed Latest statistics from Cancer Council’s National Sun Protection Survey, presented at the World Congress of Melanoma, show that only …

Think you know all about sun protection? Well think again, as one in eight adults still get sunburnt on summer weekends In Australia we love our warm summers and outdoors …

TGA has tested 31 commonly used sunscreens after concerns over the past summer that they weren’t providing enough protection It found the main issue did not lie with the ingredients, but …

With Sydney facing its hottest November day since 1982 and much of NSW in a heatwave, AMA (NSW) is reminding consumers to stay hydrated and keep cool. “Heatwaves like the …