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  • The Truth About Sun Exposure

    The Truth About Sun Exposure
    We couldn't do without the sun. It keeps us warm, fuels photosynthesis so we have spinach to eat and helps our bodies make vitamin D. We couldn't see across the street without the sun. But it also has a dark side. Do we even dare sunbathe these days?...
  • Don't Forget Sunscreen This Winter

    Don't Forget Sunscreen This Winter
    Although spring may be right around the corner, winter is still here. That means the sun is sitting lower in the southern sky and most of us are spending less time outdoors because it's just too darn cold. When we do venture out, we're usually bundled...
  • SPF, UV, UVA, UVB ... H-E-L-P!

    SPF, UV, UVA, UVB ... H-E-L-P!
    If you're concerned about getting skin cancer (as everyone should be), you purchase skin products that contain SPF. But do your products contain a high enough SPF value to protect you from the UVA and UVB rays that can cause skin cancer? SPF—What...
  • How Bush can smooth the Gitmo transition

    How Bush can smooth the Gitmo transition
    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...
  • Tanning With Sprays, Not Rays

    Tanning With Sprays, Not Rays
    We've heard it a thousand times -- sun exposure causes skin cancer and wrinkles -- but who wants to look pasty year-round? And even as the weather gets cooler, Californians love to keep a sunny glow. -------------------- FOR THE RECORD: Tanning products:...
  • U.S. suffers setback in push to bolster Taliban opposition

    The United States gained additional support from its allies in the coalition against terrorism but lost a symbol in its efforts to undermine the ruling Taliban regime in Afghanistan, where the military campaign headed into its fourth week. Britain...
  • Bombs hamper relief groups' effort to beat the clock

    The sweat-drenched crew loading sacks of grain onto Afghanistan-bound trucks here was working flat out earlier this week when the news came: U.S. bombs had dealt a glancing blow to the World Food Program's main grain storage warehouse in Kabul, the Afghan...
  • Pilots scan hills for smaller targets

    In an intricate hunt for tanks and weapons hidden in the relentless Afghan landscape, U.S. fighter pilots in recent days have increasingly picked out their own targets, then asked permission in midair to drop bombs. The new fluidity of the bombing...
  • Countries pledge to help Palestinian economy

    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....
  • Violence stalks the alleys of Nairobi

    Violence stalks the alleys of Nairobi
    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,...
  • Monsoon predicted in Myanmar delta

    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...