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AP Health WriterWASHINGTON (AP) — Sunbathers headed to the beach this summer will find new sunscreen labels on store shelves that are designed to make the products more effective and easier to use. But despite those long-awaited changes, many sunscreens continue to...
HealthThe words "broad spectrum" will take on new meaning for the public this summer. Those are the magic words the feds have desginated for the most effective sunblock products. Under new rules that took effect in December, the U.S. Food & Drug...
The Hartford CourantConnecticut would become the first state in the nation to mandate the recycling of mattresses, whose disposal has become an ongoing problem in major cities. The measure passed by 28 to 8 in the state Senate on Thursday afternoon, coming after...
RedEyeWhat's that smell? It's like … coconut and chemicals and a little bit of sweat? Oh don't worry, guys, that's just me, over here luxuriating in my Aveeno Natural Protection Broad-Spectrum SPF 50 sunblock. I'm also rocking this wide-brim hat the...
It is amazing to watch the transformation that happens during the first few warm days we have in the spring. Suddenly the coats are gone and the shorts appear! You really can't blame anyone for exposing a lot more skin after the long or extended winter we...
Have a question for Dr. Blythe? Write to her at AskThePediatrician@tribune.com. For more information on Dr. Blythe, go to pediatricassociates.com. April 29, 2013 Q: My 5-year-old daughter just had her adenoids and tonsils removed because of snoring...
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Before you know it, the kids will be out of school and enjoying summer. And while that usually means lots of fun for children, it can sometimes also mean an injury or a trip to the emergency room. We talked about that with Dr. Karen Sheehan, an...
Tags: Broken Bones, Blisters, Swelling, Benadryl (drug), Broken Arm
Tribune Specialty ProductsHannah Crawford says she always assumed her seven- and nine-year old sons weren’t that concerned with what they would wear at the beach until they went to the beach in St. Joe’s, Michigan, last summer, and realized she left their swimsuits...
You would think that people who were diagnosed with melanoma -- the most deadly form of skin cancer -- would be meticulously careful about using sunscreen, avoiding tanning salons and generally protecting their skin. You would be wrong, researchers said...
ReutersNEWARK, New Jersey (Reuters) - New Jersey Governor Chris Christie signed a bill into law on Monday banning children under 17 from using commercial tanning beds, a move stemming from the case of a local woman accused of taking her 5-year-old daughter...
Contributing WriterWith spring break and lovely spring weather right around the corner, it is vital to prepare your child for activities in the sun. Minor and serious sun issues can be avoided by following some simple rules regarding sun safety. There is no need for a...
SALEM, Ore. (AP) — Across the nation, lawmakers are debating where to draw the line on young teen tanning, considering proposals that would make it illegal to expose minors to ultraviolet rays from sunlamps. Those who support such a ban say the...
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