IMPACT Blog


As we round out 2017 and enter the New Year here at IMPACT Melanoma, we’re so pleased to announce the latest development in our quest to eradicate the incidences of melanoma around… Read More



20.Dec 2017

IMPACT Melanoma and Bright Guard Donate 1,000 Liters of Sunscreen and 100 Dispensers to Promote Sun Safety. Summertime is upon us and along with promoting water safety, NYC Parks is… Read More



07.Jun 2017

On Wednesday, May 17th, Impact Melanoma’s Practice Safe Skin Manager, Laurie Seavey will, along with Gigi Simmons, the Interim Development and Partnership Program Coordinator… Read More



22.May 2017

Everyone needs sunscreen to protect their skin from damage caused by excessive exposure to the sun, but not everyone understands how to use sunscreen effectively. According to the… Read More



06.Dec 2016

WASHINGTON (Aug. 31, 2016) — Indoor tanning before age 35 increases one’s risk of melanoma, the deadliest form of skin cancer, by 59 percent, and that risk increases with… Read More



01.Sep 2016

Today is officially to kick off to Melanoma Awareness Month, a national effort to increase awareness about the deadliest form of skin cancer. IMPACT Melanoma is launching it’s third… Read More



02.May 2016

The FDA recently announced it has proposed important new regulations for the indoor tanning industry. Most significantly, the agency seeks to restrict indoor tanning to adults 18 years… Read More



06.Apr 2016

It’s a well-known and documented fact that excessive exposure to ultraviolet (UV) rays has adverse effects on your health. Despite knowledge of these risks, indoor tanning studios haven’t… Read More



09.Nov 2015

Hopefully you remember to put on high quality sunscreen and wear sun-protective clothing during the summer. But what about the rest of the year? If you think you’re safe from the sun just… Read More



19.Oct 2015

Ever since I was a kid, I loved playing outside. Almost every day you could find me throwing a baseball or football or hitting a golf ball. I was lucky enough to be able to do that for a… Read More



04.May 2015