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You may think you’ve checked that box off—sunscreen applied, time for a great day. But research suggests that most people aren’t using sunscreen correctly—if they’re using sunscreen at all! Even a minimal amount of sun exposure—not enough to cause sunburn on unprotected skin—causes DNA damage, which can have serious long term consequences. Make sure that […]

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There’s been lots of research done on the effects of too little sleep. It can shorten your lifespan, impair your cognitive abilities, and weaken your immune system. Now, some of the mechanisms behind those effects, and effects not yet clearly documented, have been found: getting too little sleep affects your DNA, increasing the activity of […]

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For parents of young kids who show symptoms of autism—delayed speech development, lack of social development, and repetitive or restrictive actions—early diagnosis and treatment are the best methods to help autistic kids learn as much social interaction as possible. Although autism diagnosis usually comes around age three, Autism Awareness in parents, as well as improved […]

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