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Is Sunscreen the New Margarine? (Our Expert Says No!)

You may have read Rowan Jacobsen’s interesting (controversial?) piece in Outside Magazine where he questions current guidelines for sun exposure and suggests that they may be unhealthy, unscientific, and perhaps even racist. This consideration is based on the

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Spring Is in the Air!

Spring is in the air! Daylight savings time, vernal equinox (the first day of spring), and now, spring break, are all upon us. The kids are home from college, so a good opportunity for hugs, and some consideration

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Protecting Yourself from that Summer Sun!

It’s almost August already and the summer sun is helping many beautiful things in our garden to grow.  Unlike a photosynthesizing plant, we have a job to do to protect our skin from the damaging effects of the

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