(SAN DIEGO) - This 4th of July hundreds of people will visit emergency rooms due to extreme sunburns, so if you're one of the thousands of San Diegans who's planning on spending the day outside this holiday, it’s very important to know the best ways to take care of our skin to avoid short and long term consequences.
A recent report found that people with sunburn-related conditions led to more than 33,000 visits (33,826, to be exact) to emergency departments in the U.S. in 2013, which added up to a whopping $11.2 million in costs -- all of which could have been prevented.
Dr. Melanie Palm MD, director of Art of Skin MD, offers these preventative tips to keep you and your family sun-safe this summer:
Art of Skin MD is a highly respected, nationally-recognized center for skin care and cosmetic dermatology located in Solana Beach, CA. It is known for its knowledge and expertise with the most current skincare products and technology, as well as its dedication to the patient experience.
For more information about sun safety, Dr. Melanie Palm, or Art of Skin MD, click here.
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Worried they would lack big-name candidates at the top of the ticket this November, California Republicans turned to a ballot measure that would eliminate a recent gas tax increase in hopes of exciting conservatives and ensuring they show up to support lower-profile legislative and congressional candidates.
Authorities released the name Tuesday of the man shot to death last weekend during a fracas at an Escondido bar -- allegedly by his felon brother, and apparently by accident.
On Tuesday, hundreds of passionate critics of the controversial El Monte Sand Mine project packed a Lakeside auditorium to express their opposition to the project.
San Diego officials and residents held commemorative events around the county Tuesday on the 40th anniversary of the Pacific Southwest Airlines Flight 182 crash.
In 1978, the PSA Flight 182 crash killed 144 people and scattered wreckage across North Park, San Diego. On Tuesday surviving family members and first responders came together for a commemoration event at Grossmont College.
A popular Oceanside bar has lost its liquor license. The owners of Firewater Saloon claim the city is trying to run their business out of town. Officials say the suspension is because of disorderly activity on the premises.
After 35-years in business, the Chula Vista RV Resort will be shutting its doors on February 1, 2019.