The Live SunSmart Foundation (LSSF) is pleased to announce the “Suns” of Legends event scheduled for Thursday, October 20, 2016 at Forest Hill Field Club, Bloomfield, NJ. This up-close and personal discussion with the kids who grew up in a household with a legend offers a unique perspective and rare opportunity to meet and greet the sons of baseball legends, Yogi Berra, Mickey Mantle, Larry Doby, Gil Hodges and Joe Garagiola and hear all about life with a famous dad.
Cancer is recognized worldwide to be a major health problem affecting millions of people each year. More than 1 million people in the United States alone get cancer each year, and as of 2009, a total of 562,340 deaths from cancer were projected to occur in the United States yearly.
At age 50, Nels Moulton suffered a severe brain bleed (stroke) in October 2014 resulting in cognitive limitations as well as loss of all motor function on his right side. A second brain event (and brain surgery) in November revealed 3 brain tumors, and a lung tumor. Diagnosis? Metastatic Melanoma.
Join us for a Deck Party to celebrate the SunSmartest Town in America!
Being outdoors is good for kids. Just make sure they are being sun safe!
Everyone seems to be talking about zinc oxide and titanium dioxide, but are they buzzwords or something you actually need?
Unprotected sun exposure, family history and skin type can all lead to an increased chance of getting skin cancer.
Eating a diet rich in antioxidants, omega-3 fatty acids, fruits, and vegetables all contribute to fighting free radicals, which lowers your risk of cancerous cell growth. So, drink and eat up
A visual look at the difference between melanoma, basal cell skin cancer and squamous cell skin cancer.
Whether you are going to the beach, on a tropical vacation or simply running errands, having a supply of sun safe products on hand is a must. Shopping for sun safe products is not hard; you just need to know what to look for and for that reason, we have created a sun safe shopping list just for you!
Just like your skin, hair is easily damaged by the sun. Protect your hair’s natural beauty with these five simple tips.
Life can be cruel. You finally decide to make a commitment to your health by wearing sunscreen daily and then you show up to the sunscreen aisle and are completely overwhelmed. UVA, UVB? What?
Athletes spend many hours in the mid-day sun, which is a major risk factor for all skin cancers, including the most serious, melanoma. Whether on the slopes, in the water, on the track, or on the field, outdoor athletes receive more ultraviolet radiation (UV) exposure than the general public for many reasons.
A multiple cancer survivor, Kristie Cranford shares how her struggle with melanoma has changed her personal and work life.
At Live SunSmart, we wanted to know what stories made people recognize the importance of sun safety, so we asked our social media communities. We were so inspired by everyone’s willingness to open up and share with us. The stories we received evoked every emotion and truly reinforced and refreshed our motivation to promote sun safety.
Looking for a reason to come to our Gala on May 15th? We have 10!
Our online auction goes live today and we have items and experiences you won’t see anywhere else. To top it off, all the proceeds will go to the Live SunSmart Foundation and support our awareness programs.
As you can imagine, the Live SunSmart team spends a lot of time researching sun safety and during our research we often come across websites that are sharing incorrect information regarding skin cancer prevention. We see it as our job to keep you informed on all things sun safety, so we compiled a list of the top sun protection myths and debunked them for you.
The following are sun protection tips that will keep your training schedule on track and reduce your risk for skin cancer.
The purpose of Team SunSmart is to get the whole team involved in making positive, SunSmart decisions by educating student athletes about the damaging effects of too much sun exposure.
We have education programs for all professions and lifestyles – just pick the one that is right for you and get involved.
Are you ready to lace up those walking shoes and get outside again? Us, too! Join us on Saturday, April 5, 2014 for our 3-mile Walk for Life benefitting the Live SunSmart Foundation. Walk for Life is presented by Princeton Center for Dermatology and is guaranteed to be good time for the whole family and you’ll learn about good SunSmart behaviors too!
Let’s be honest, health is not always the best motivation. Yes, living SunSmart will help prevent skin cancer, but there are tangible benefits, as well. A recent study has proven that regular sunscreen use protects against aging; vanity can be a great motivator.
The little boy who whispers "I see dead people" in the 1999 movie "The Sixth Sense" has nothing on Concetta Bertoldi. A self-described clairsentient, Bertoldi says she can smell, feel and receive mental images from the deceased.