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6 Tips for Exercising in Extreme Heat

Wham! You walk out the door and the heat hits you like a brick wall. If you didnít know it was summer, you certainly do now! The current extreme, oppressive heat can put a serious snag in your wor…

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5 Strategies for Staying Safe in the Summer Heat

In less than a day, summer will have officially begunóbringing with it warmer temperatures and more opportunities to enjoy nature's many gifts. But for the elderly and chronically ill, the onset of…

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Why You Should Use Winter Sunscreen

When it's overcast out and the sky looks like it's going to explode, guess what? You still need to wear sunscreen to protect your skin. Besides preventing skin cancer, you'll also be preventing the fo…

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How to Rescue Your Sun-Damaged Hair

Good job--you're wearing sunblock. But did you know that the sun's rays can also damage your hair and put your scalp at risk for skin cancer? Watch this to learn how to protect your locks.…

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Freckles & Age Spots: What’s the Difference?

Both freckles and age spots appear because of the sun's rays. But one of them only shows up when you're older. Which do you think it is? Watch this video to learn more.…

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What Are Wrinkles, Really?

We all know a wrinkle when we see it, but how does it form in the first place? If you've been curious about this inevitable part of aging, watch this video.…

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8 Ways to Prevent Wrinkles & Keep Skin Looking Young

Wrinkles are a sure sign of age, but there are ways to keep the years from appearing on your face. Get our expert's 8 tips now! How many do you do?  …

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Runner Sunscreen Test: Is Expensive Better?

By Lacy J. Hansen for DietsInReview.com Iíve been asked many times this summer if I go to the tanning booth. Iíve laughed and said, ďNo, Iím a runner and am outside a lot.Ē The laughter comes from …

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Ask the Doc: SPF and Sunblock Requirements

In 2011, the Food and Drug Administration released a whole lot of guidelines about sunblock. If you want to know the basics, listen to Dr. Friedman. …

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Ask the Doc: Skin Protection Outdoors

You love the outdoors, but you're not so keen on melanoma. How can you have fun outside but protect yourself against skin cancer? Is sunblock enough? Get the answers from Dr. Friedman.…

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