24 Jun '12, 7pm

4 Tips for Safer Sunscreen | Care2 Healthy Living

4 Tips for Safer Sunscreen | Care2 Healthy Living

While recent research shows that a little sun exposure each day may benefit your health, most experts suggest that you protect yourself if you plan to spend long stretches in the sun. The problem is, many sunscreen products contain harmful chemicals, and some are not as effective as they seem, says Sonya Lunder, MPH, a senior analyst at the Washington, D.C.–based Environmental Working Group. To help you find a good sunscreen, Lunder offers this advice: Beware a “50+” SPF. According to the FDA, no reliable research has shown that sun protection factors above 50 offer significantly better protection than those with a 50 SPF value. Such super-high-SPF products can lull you into a false sense of security. Look for UVA protection on the label. Almost all sunscreens are great at blocking sunburn-causing UVB rays. But for protection against the far more damaging UVA rays, which c...

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healthychild.org 25 Jun '12, 9am

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greenhomeguide.com 25 Jun '12, 8pm

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Meet Your Shadow: Deepak Chopra explains that by being comfortable with your shadow, your negative and positive

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care2.com 24 Jun '12, 12pm

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8 Dog-Safety Tips for the 4th of July | Care2 Healthy Living

8 Dog-Safety Tips for the 4th of July | Care2 H...

care2.com 30 Jun '12, 12am

July 4th is around the corner, along with the fireworks that inevitably come with this holiday. Almost all humans with dog...

Secrets of Living a Longer & Healthier Life

Secrets of Living a Longer & Healthier Life

care2.com 24 Jun '12, 5pm

A little over a century ago, life expectancy in the USA was 48 years for women and 46 for men. In 2004, it was 80 and 75, ...

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5 Simple Summer Popsicle Recipes | Care2 Health...

care2.com 23 Jun '12, 11pm

By Dana Shultz for Diets in Review | photo by Dana Shultz The first day of summer has officially arrived and our staff is ...

New Post: 3 Sunscreen Safety Tips You Probably ...

healthychild.org 19 Jun '12, 9am

My daughters cringe a little when they see their ghostly reflections in the mirror after applying sunscreen (they’re at th...

Relating to Our Pets | Care2 Healthy Living: I heard an interesting story on NPR this morning that suggested tha...

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care2.com 23 Jun '12, 8pm

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healthychild.org 19 Jun '12, 2pm

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New Ship for Sea Shepherd | Care2 Healthy Living

New Ship for Sea Shepherd | Care2 Healthy Living

care2.com 23 Jun '12, 11pm

By Michael d’Estries, Ecorazzi While Matt Groening and James Brooks are the two names most associated with the success of ...

8 Healthy Food Swaps You Haven't Heard Of | Care2 Healthy Living

8 Healthy Food Swaps You Haven't Heard Of | Car...

care2.com 01 Jul '12, 11pm

Just because you’re trying to eat more healthily doesn’t mean you have to sacrifice your favorite food preparations! There...

Living Life as a Thank You - Book Giveaway!: We're giving away a copy of Living Life as a Thank You, by Nina Les...

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care2.com 23 Jun '12, 2pm

We are giving away a copy of Living Life as a Thank You: The Transformative Power of Daily Gratitude , by Nina Lesowitz an...

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runaddicts.net 20 Jun '12, 11pm

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5 Tips to Eat Out Healthy for Father's Day | Ca...

care2.com 16 Jun '12, 10pm

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22 Great Ways to Use Strawberries | Care2 Healthy Living

22 Great Ways to Use Strawberries | Care2 Healt...

care2.com 01 Jul '12, 12am

We’re right at the peak of strawberry season in the better part of the United States. One of the most popular fruits out t...