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Look Out for Your Eyes and Skin

Look Out for Your Eyes and Skin

August 1, 2015 by · Leave a Comment 

.                                     We enjoy being out on the water and basking in the sun. It’s relaxing, it’s invigorating, but it’s also potentially harmful to our health and our eyesight. Take the proper precautions, however, and you’ll stay shipshape. […]

Shining a Light on Summer Skin

Shining a Light on Summer Skin

June 2, 2015 by · Leave a Comment 

The arrival of summer is hotly anticipated; we eagerly embrace water sports, relaxing beach getaways, and long boat rides. Our enthusiasm for outdoor activities must also renew our awareness about the dangers of sun exposure and the host of problems sunlight can cause, including burns, wrinkles, and skin cancer. Summertime’s sun rays actually hit the […]

Boating with Lupus

Boating with Lupus

April 1, 2015 by · Leave a Comment 

. Lupus, formally known as systemic lupus erythematosus is a disease of the immune system that attacks tissues in various parts of the body. If you have lupus, it’s likely you’ve been warned that sunlight aggravates the disease. However, with the proper precautions, boating can still be a part of your life. The immune system […]

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 […]