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Sunburn treatment: What works?

Posted by Trent Anderson, D.O.
July 06, 2015

Unfortunately, there's no fast-fix sunburn treatment. Once you have sunburn, the damage is done — although it may take 12 to 24 hours after sun exposure to know the full extent and severity of sunburn, and several days or more for your skin to begin to heal. However, you can ease your discomfort with a few simple steps.

Resource Center(s): Skin Cancer, Men's Health, Women's Health

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5 tips for preventing eye injuries

Posted by Anna Kitzmann, M.D.
June 30, 2015

With the Fourth of July approaching and outdoor activities likely taking up much of your summer fun, it’s time to consider the importance of protecting your eyes. Eye injuries are largely preventable, but you need to be aware of risks and measures you can take to keep your eyes safe.

Resource Center(s): Eye Health

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Advice for safe and healthy grilling

Posted by Linda Carruthers, R.D.N.
June 30, 2015

Summer and grilling season go hand-in-hand, and both have arrived. As you fire up your grill over the next few months for a simple dinner or robust special event, be sure to keep good health and safety in mind.

Resource Center(s): Nutrition

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