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Sunscreen Every Day

Sunscreen Every Day

June 1, 2017 by · Leave a Comment 

Skip brushing your teeth one day and you probably won’t cause yourself any harm. Forget to take your multivitamin on occasion? There’s likely not going to be any effect. However, there will always be consequences if you forget to slather on sunscreen before a day on the boat — the best case scenario is a […]

What Other Words are in SUNSCREEN?

What Other Words are in SUNSCREEN?

June 1, 2017 by · Leave a Comment 

          Answers: UERC is CURE ESCREU is RESCUE RSNUE is NURSE RSENEC is SCREEN REESCU is SECURE ENESR is SNEER

Don’t Do What I Did

Don’t Do What I Did

March 1, 2017 by · Leave a Comment 

I can’t tell you a thing about the day that was remarkable, thought it was a perfect boating day — nice weather, good company, and a fun destination. On the way back, things plummeted quickly, and it was entirely my fault. The captain trusts me to make sure that the first aid kit is stocked, […]

Sun Tips for Babies and Dogs

Sun Tips for Babies and Dogs

June 1, 2016 by · Leave a Comment 

Safe Sun Tips for Pups Don’t forget Fido as you prepare for sunny day fun with your family! Our best friends need sun protection as well. Just as with children, do your best to keep your dog out of the direct sunlight during the hottest part of the day. “If sun avoidance isn’t possible, then […]

Dogs Need Sunscreen, Too

Dogs Need Sunscreen, Too

January 1, 2016 by · Leave a Comment 

. Dogs love to sunbathe during the warm summer months, lying on their backs, soaking in the sun, with their feet up in the air. Despite their furry appearance, dogs are at risk of sunburn and skin damage from prolonged sun exposure, just like humans. And just like humans, they should wear sunscreen, says veterinarian […]

Color Affects Sun Protection

Color Affects Sun Protection

May 1, 2013 by · Leave a Comment 

Did you know that sunscreen is only one of multiple ways you can protect your skin from the sun, and that the color of your clothing can actually be a factor in how much sun exposure you’re getting?  As skin cancer is the most common form of cancer in the U.S., boaters and others who […]

Supple Summer Skin

Supple Summer Skin

While cooler months are behind us, our skin’s need for softening is still present. Moisturizers improve skin’s barrier function, minimize surface water, and keep the skin’s top layer softer and suppler. Though hot days may make us want to skip some grooming steps, moisturizing remains important. If the skin loses too much water, it becomes dry, flaky, and prone to both infection and inability to regulate body temperature.

Ouch-Less Boating

Ouch-Less Boating

July 1, 2009 by · Leave a Comment 

Ouch-Less Boating. Sun and surf are major components of so many wonderful summertime outings. But they can also quickly turn a good time into a painful experience if you don’t know how to protect yourself from some of their hidden hazards.

Sunscreen 101

July 1, 2009 by · Leave a Comment 

Sunscreen 101 by Maria Orlando Pietromonaco.

Don’t Boat Without Sunscreen

Don’t Boat Without Sunscreen . Boaters need to shield themselves from excessive sun exposure, as water and sand reflect the rays, amplifying the risks. This is not idle advice: one person dies from melanoma every hour.