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  • Take a ride on the shady side

    Take a ride on the shady side
    Just because you're sitting in a vehicle doesn't mean you're invisible. The sun's UVA rays easily penetrate through your car's window glass. So whether you're taking the family out for a Sunday drive, taking off on a road trip or just zipping down the...
  • A guy's guide to sun protection

    A guy's guide to sun protection
    OK, if you're a "spit nails, no nonsense kind of guy," worrying about a little sunburn might seem ... well, less than manly. But a quick look at some sobering statistics from the Skin Cancer Foundation should change that in a hurry. - Skin cancer is...
  • Sun Protection for the Baby Years

    Sun Protection for the Baby Years
    Don't you just cringe when you see a sunburned infant? It happens. But so do car wrecks, airplane crashes and child drowning. Too melodramatic? Not really. Fact is, just one blistering sunburn during childhood doubles a child's chances of developing...
  • Sun-Kissed Kids?

    Sun-Kissed Kids?
    "Mom, dad, can I go out and play?" How many times have you heard that? Even from an early age, kids love to spend time outdoors. Unfortunately, 54 percent of children burn or tan in their second summer, and 22 percent burn in their first, according to the...
  • General testifies he didn't see Red Cross report for 3 months

    WASHINGTON - The top U.S. general in Iraq said yesterday that he did not see a report that the International Committee of the Red Cross issued in November detailing abuses at Abu Ghraib prison until three months after the military received it. His...
  • More Iraqis hidden from Red Cross, Army finds

    WASHINGTON - Army investigators told Congress yesterday that a far greater number of Iraqi detainees at Baghdad's infamous Abu Ghraib prison - ranging from two dozen to as many as 100 - were hidden from the International Red Cross at the behest of the...
  • Soldier's diary details wider abuse at prison

    The Iraq journal of Staff Sgt. Ivan L. "Chip" Frederick II, penned in careful handwriting and mailed home as he feared becoming a scapegoat for egregious military misdeeds, paints a nightmarish picture of overworked, undertrained guards coping with...
  • Army report points to training flaws at prison

    WASHINGTON - When soldiers from a Western Maryland military police unit arrived at Abu Ghraib prison outside Baghdad last fall to take up guard duties, there was a problem: They had never been trained in handling prisoners or running a corrections...
  • Two groups detail abuse of Afghan prisoners

    Within the past nine months, two respected human rights groups released reports describing what they said was the abuse of U.S.-held prisoners in Afghanistan, including instances of beatings, sleep deprivation and, in a small number of cases, killings...
  • Army sets 1st court-martial in abuses

    BAGHDAD, Iraq - Army officials announced yesterday that they would convene the first court-martial in what could be a string of public military trials in the abuse of Iraqi detainees at Abu Ghraib prison. Spc. Jeremy C. Sivits, 24, is scheduled for...
  • U.S. practices at Abu Ghraib barred in '80s

    WASHINGTON - The abuse of prisoners in Iraq shows a pattern of harsh, coercive U.S. interrogation practices that were supposed to have ended with the Cold War. From the 1960s into the 1980s, the United States trained its interrogators - or taught its...