Home > Lifestyle > Sun > News News All sections in Sun » About the sun » Artificial tanning » Global warming » Health tips » Skin cancer » Suncare » The sun and your kids » Why we need the sun » Your skin and the sun » Sun News People with melanoma don't stay out of the sun People with the most dangerous type of skin cancer tend to stay out of the sun the year after being diagnosed, but it doesn't last. Subscribe Newsletter » Like Health24 on Faceboook » Quiz Test your sun sense » Types of cancer prevalent in SA men Types of cancer prevalent in SA women Molecule behind sunburn pain identified Sunburn redness and pain is caused by a molecule that is abundant in the outermost layers of cells in the skin, a new study finds. Sunscreen may be a fire hazard Certain sunscreen sprays worn close to an open flame may catch alight, the US Food and Drug Administration warns. Sunscreen slows skin ageing Want younger-looking skin? Sunscreen slows ageing, if used often enough, research shows. 1 in 4 sunscreens lacks protection It was recently found that one in every four sunscreen products endorsed by CANSA is lacking when it comes to offering adequate protection against the sun. Only 1 in 4 young teens uses sunscreen Despite the fact that sunburn in childhood greatly raises a person's lifelong risk for skin cancer, just 25% of 14-year-olds in a new US study said they used sunscreen regularly. Packaging may pump-up kids' sunscreen use Kids using a pump dispenser applied the most sunscreen in a new Australian study, but they still used less than half the amount needed for full protection. “ Latest comment on Health24 Jon Low says... Maybe they believe in transparency? Triumph for traditional healers ” Revised sunscreen labels help consumers A new survey finds that 1 in 7 products still claim an 'SPF' rating of 50 or higher. Sun’s health effects to be studied Researchers are going to investigate how extreme sun exposure affects general health and HIV/Aids among South Africans, an expert said. Tanning salon tax no deterrent A 10% federal tax, imposed on tanning salons in 2010 as part of the US Affordable Care Act, does not seem to deter those who like the bronzed look all year long, a new study finds. load more articles advertisement From our sponsors Your retirement - a healthy mindset So many people, why so alone? You can still enjoy the sweet things in life Take the sugar test, it could save your life. Live healthier Child nutrition » Your child's nutrition Nutrition for schoolkids Diets for toddlers The parent's guide to food labels Making sense of food labels and matching them to the needs of family members can be a challenge. Here are some tips from dietician Megan Pentz-Kluyts. Financial wellness » Money disappointments Investment tips Financially freaked out? High debt may have negative health consequences A new study found that high financial debt is associated with higher blood pressure and poorer general and mental health in young adults.