Understanding The Winter Blues

Despite still having about a month-and-a-half until winter officially starts, the days are getting shorter. So it isn’t too early to talk about the winter blues. What are the Winter Blues? Simply put, the winter blues is when you feel sad or down during the winter without being able to connect your change of mood…

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Sun Protection Lotion: What You Need To Know – Part 2

In our previous installment, we introduced the importance of adequate suntan lotion and what it protects against. Here we expand on the discussion. SPF and UVB Protection One of the first things you notice on a bottle of suntan lotion is its sun protection factor or SPF level. SPF protects your skin from UVB by…

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Sun Protection Lotion: What You Need To Know – Part 1

Summer is here. Traditionally that means more time outdoors in the sun. But it can get hot around Delmar Nursing and Rehabilitation and too much sun exposure can be dangerous. In fact, “about 90 percent of non-melanoma skin cancers and about 86 percent of melanomas are associated with exposure to UV radiation from the sun.”…

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