| Sep 4, 2013
| 1:41 PM
Has your doctor ever advised you to use sunscreen? Chances are, the answer is no.
In fact, out of 18.3 billion doctor visits over nearly 21 years, sunscreen was recommended to patients only 12.83 million times, a new study finds. That works out to...
| Mar 11, 2009
Fundamental Principles of the American Red Cross
As members of the International Red Cross and Red Crescent Movement, the American Red Cross and other national societies have a key role in upholding and abiding by the seven Fundamental Principles:...
| May 1, 2009
Sunscreen is commonly hailed as safe, essential body armor. It protects us from blistering sunburn, keeps our skin from wrinkling and helps guard against squamous cell cancer.
But the evidence is inconclusive as to whether sunscreens reduce the risk of...
| Nov 20, 2008
Today's question: Obama has pledged to close the prison at Guantanamo Bay. What, if anything, should President Bush do to support the shift, given his opposition to that policy? Previously, Kaye and Sulmasy weighed the symbolism and merits of Obama's...
| Aug 24, 2008
FOURTEEN months ago, Richard Ehrlich left his office at the UCLA Medical Center, flew to Berlin and rented the best digital camera available. With the 39-megapixel Hasselblad safely stowed, he drove about 250 miles to the small town of Bad Arolsen and...
| May 15, 2008
Monsoon winds and rain were predicted on Wednesday to whip through Myanmar's Irrawaddy River delta, compounding the misery for at least 1.6 million survivors of this month's deadly cyclone and spawning fresh appeals from the international community for...
| Dec 18, 2007
Representatives from around the world collectively endorsed the latest U.S.-backed Mideast peace initiative Monday, pledging to support the crippled Palestinian economy at a crucial moment when its moderate leaders are engaged in peace talks with Israel....
| Jan 5, 2008
Up to 100,000 people face starvation in western Kenya because of election-related tribal violence, the World Food Program warned Friday, as rivals in last week's disputed presidential vote showed no willingness to talk.
President Mwai Kibaki and...
| Jan 7, 2008
In Nairobi's slum district of Kibera, people prayed for peace Sunday under the charred cross and blackened walls of the burned Lutheran church. But in the narrow alleys just 100 yards away, the thugs with machetes still rule.
When the service ended,...
| Apr 30, 2001
With warm weather on the horizon and an ever-proliferating number of sunscreens on the market, Health decided it was time to find out more about protection from the sun. We consulted Dr. Robert Greenberg, a nationally known dermatologist in private...
| May 21, 2010
It's not quite the same as finding a genie in a bottle, but using tanning products from a bottle can work magic on your face and body, giving you a youthful, healthy glow.
Play it Safe, Even With Self-Tanning Products
Whether you use a lotion, cream,...