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  • 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...
  • A Wash of Protection

    A Wash of Protection
    All the sunscreen in the world is only as good as its SPF rating and how long it's effective on your skin. However, clothes are a different story. What you wear can protect your skin against the sun's vicious ultraviolet (UV) rays. Of course, there are...
  • U.S. suffers setback in push to bolster Taliban opposition

    The United States gained additional support from its allies in the coalition against terrorism but lost a symbol in its efforts to undermine the ruling Taliban regime in Afghanistan, where the military campaign headed into its fourth week. Britain...
  • Bombs hamper relief groups' effort to beat the clock

    The sweat-drenched crew loading sacks of grain onto Afghanistan-bound trucks here was working flat out earlier this week when the news came: U.S. bombs had dealt a glancing blow to the World Food Program's main grain storage warehouse in Kabul, the Afghan...
  • Pilots scan hills for smaller targets

    In an intricate hunt for tanks and weapons hidden in the relentless Afghan landscape, U.S. fighter pilots in recent days have increasingly picked out their own targets, then asked permission in midair to drop bombs. The new fluidity of the bombing...
  • Proceed with caution -- and sunscreen

    Proceed with caution -- and sunscreen
    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...