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  • Sun protection is a fashion statement too with ray-blocking fabrics

    Sun protection is a fashion statement too with ray-blocking fabrics
    When it comes to sunscreen, applying more is more. And with rash guards and surf wear riding fashion's trend wave, the same could be said about the latest swimwear, which is stylish yet smartly covered up. Designed in protective fabrics constructed with...
  • Conduct a skin self-exam

    Conduct a skin self-exam
    Skin cancer is easiest to cure when caught early. So The Skin Cancer Foundation recommends monthly self-exams. Your doctor may suggest more frequent self-exams if you have a higher risk for skin cancer. What to Look For Skin cancer can start as a dark...
  • 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...
  • Reducing kids' sun exposure lowers skin cancer risk later in life

    Reducing kids' sun exposure lowers skin cancer risk later in life
    With the warm weather and long days of summer finally here, people are spending more time outdoors. While many people are aware of the need to protect themselves from the sun, reducing children’s exposure to the sun’s harmful ultraviolet (UV)...
  • 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:...
  • SkinCeuticals' sunscreen is for your eyes only

    SkinCeuticals' sunscreen is for your eyes only
    Many products protect skin from the sun, but one new sunscreen aims to go where Mom always said sunscreen shouldn't: the eyes. SkinCeuticals recently released Physical Eye UV Defense, a sunscreen developed to protect the eyelid and skin around the eyes....
  • 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...
  • How to protect the scalp from skin cancer

    How to protect the scalp from skin cancer
    As summer heats up, we've learned to slather SPF 15 or higher all over our bodies and faces in an effort to prevent sun damage and skin cancer. We've also been told to recite our ABCs when checking for unusual moles: asymmetry, border irregularity and...
  • Richard Ehrlich photographs an archive of Holocaust cruelty

    Richard Ehrlich photographs an archive of Holocaust cruelty
    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...