Do You Really Need to Wear Sunscreen on an Airplane?
A 2014 study from JAMA Dermatology showed that pilots and flight attendants are twice as likely to suffer from melanoma when compared to the general population. That's potentially because the intensity of UV radiation, which increases by 15 percent for every 3,000 feet above sea level. And since airplanes typically fly over 35,000 feet, the radiation exposure is much higher than for those on the ground. So what does that mean for jet setters making... Read more >