| Mar 30, 2007
HOLLYWOOD HAS an almost inexhaustible capacity to irritate politicians, both foreign and domestic. The recent film "300," which tells the story of a few hundred Greeks holding off a massive army of invading Persians in 480 BC — saving Western...
| 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...
| 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...
| Jun 14, 2009
You can get a free, full-body screening and a free sample of Aveeno sunblock. It only takes five minutes and could help save your life. Here's the release:
According to the EPA the UV Index in the Houston area is at number 11+, which means it has reached...
| Apr 16, 2010
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?...
| 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...
| Aug 13, 2010
If the sun burned out and all the cows died, pretty soon we'd all be walking around with rickets.
Happily, the sun is still shining - that's pretty much a given in this heat - and the pastures are still populated with grazing bovines. But rickets is...
| Jun 15, 2010
| 12:44 PM
The Skin Cancer Foundation is the only global organization solely devoted to the prevention, detection and treatment of skin cancer. The mission of the Foundation is to decrease the incidence of skin cancer through public and professional education and...
| Feb 22, 2010
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...
| 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...