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Sun protection for preventing basal cell and squamous cell skin cancers

Sanchez, G. et al. Cochrane Skin Group. Published online:  25 September 2016

Keratinocyte cancer (BCC and cSCC of the skin) is the most commonly identified type of skin cancer.

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A Month Dedicated to Suicide Prevention

Suicide Prevention Month, it’s called.

And I just learned there is such a thing today. When yesterday I had yet another suicidal thought.

So I shouldn’t commit suicide this month in the name of its prevention, eh? 250 more words


How to stop a hangover before it starts

First of all, the best way to avoid a hangover is not to drink. As far as your body is concerned, alcohol is poison. The only 100% effective hangover prevention is to drink conservatively or not at all, and the only 100% effect hangover ‘cure’ is time and fluids. 160 more words


Be careful to keep an eye on your home!

We have many cases where a senior ends up in a nursing home, perhaps after a hospital stay.  In one such case recently, it was discovered that a stranger and scam artist who calls himself “Paul” emptied the home, put a lock box on the door and had prospective renters coming to view the property even though this “Paul” does not own the home!  145 more words

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Overcoming Depression for Youth

by Dylan Buckley

According to a study conducted by Duke University on bullying and its effects on mental health, young children and adolescents are at a high risk of developing depression later in life. 512 more words

School Safety

(Late post)

It was World Suicide Prevention Day a few days ago, and I don’t usually talk about this because it just felt like such a sensitive topic. 1,241 more words

Preventing Falls – New Tools and Resources

Now that it is fall, let’s talk about falls. September 22 (or the first official day of fall each year) is national Falls Prevention Awareness Day. 987 more words