LUCA Assists Locals Complete Ironman Competition!
Mt Pleasant, SC residents Eddie Street and Shaun Chambers completed their first IRONMAN event in Texas… [more]
LUCA Sponsors Local Little League Team!
Slathering on Sunscreen, Early and Often
This is a plea to all children and teenagers, their parents and teachers, and the doctors who treat them:… [more]
FDA Delays Rules Meant to Ease Sunscreen Confusion
WASHINGTON (AP) — Sunscreen confusion won't be over before summer after all. The government… [more]
Promising New Drug Could Help Patients Battling Deadly and Difficult to Treat Form of Melanoma
Researchers say they may have discovered a new drug for the treatment of metastatic melanoma, one that uses the patient's own tumor cells to customize the therapy.
The Best Sunscreen Ever… Seriously: LUCA’s blog interview with blogger Ally May!
Luca Sunscreen founded by Dr. Karl and Georgia Gruber of Charleston, SC in 2005 is possibly the best sunscreen I have ever used. I am usually not a product endorser but in this case I am making a huge exception.
A Death by Suntan at Age 26
(YAHOO) For years, Glenna Kohl pursued a tan, both in the sun and in tanning beds - which new research shows are far deadlier than once thought. By 22, she was battling the most lethal form of skin cancer.
For sun protection, slather on caffeine?
Coffee may be more than a great morning pick-me-up. Suntan lotion laden with caffeine might be an effective way to prevent harmful sun damage or skin cancer.
The 3 Types of Skin Cancer
Skin cancer is one of the most preventable types of cancer. Excessive exposure to the sun's UV rays… [more]
Study Finds Dramatic Rise in Skin Cancer Among Young Adults
Mayo Clinic researchers report skyrocketing rates of skin cancer among young adults, probably because of their persistent use of tanning beds
Get the proper angle of aproach to your sunscreen game!
Golfers have more sun exposure than most other sports enthusiasts, and as such they need to understand the damage by sun exposure and how to prevent it.