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How to Prevent Sun Damage

Learn how to prevent sun damage. Summer is here, and with it comes a host of activities that tempt us to head outdoors. There are few things better for your health than sunshine and exercise. Not only do you get a boost of much-needed vitamin D, but your mental health may improve as well. Before… Read More »

How unjust police killings damage the mental health of Black Americans

Since the murder of George Floyd by Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin, many African Americans have reported feeling overwhelmed at times by the trauma, anguish, and outrage stirred up by Floyd’s death, as well as other incidents of police violence against Black victims. The disturbing frequency of these events, and the relentless news coverage of… Read More »

One-Third of E-Cigarette Users Report Signs of Lung Damage: Study

WEDNESDAY, Nov. 11, 2020 — One of every three people who vape say they have symptoms associated with damage to the lungs or respiratory tract, a new study reports. Specifically, 33% of e-cigarette users reported having one or more of the five symptoms associated with EVALI, or e-cigarette- or vaping-associated lung injury, researchers said. These… Read More »

Antioxidant reverses most BPA-induced fertility damage in worms

From plastics to pesticides, it seems like every week delivers fresh news about the dangers of endocrine disruptors — chemicals in the environment that alter the body’s hormones and can lead to reproductive, developmental, neurologic and immune problems, and cancer. Industry regulation and individual consumer choice can reduce exposure to such chemicals, but there are… Read More »