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Dos and don’ts of at-home sunburn treatment Dos and don’ts of at-home sunburn treatment 09/02/2021 12:46pm • This content is sponsored by MedStar Washington Hospital Center. Summer is coming to a close, but if you’re planning one more beach or pool trip, it’s important to use sunscreen and seek medical attention if sunburns are severe. “As we resume normal summertime activities amidst the pande Fans head back to stadiums, some with vax cards and masks Fans head back to stadiums, some with vax cards and masks 08/28/2021 04:55pm • College football fans headed back into stadiums Saturday, some of them for the first time in two years. Along with binoculars, sunscreen and other essentials, some packed face masks and proof of vaccination. With the availability of COVID-19 vaccines, the pomp and pageantry of fall Saturdays are 18 Top Things to Do in Maine 08/15/2021 08:00pm • The Pine Tree State is first and foremost a nature lover's paradise. Close to 90% of Maine is forest land, including 32 state parks and Acadia National Park, its indisputable crown jewel. On top of that, the weather rarely exceeds 80 degrees in the summer, making it a fabulous escape from areas wit How to protect your heart in the heat How to protect your heart in the heat 08/09/2021 08:00pm • Summer's searing heat and humidity can not only sap your energy, it can cause a raft of serious potentially fatal health issues. Steamy weather can not only be enervating, it poses serious health risks for many people, says Dr. Donald Lloyd-Jones, president of the American Heart Association and c 12 Ways to Stay Safe at the Pool 08/04/2021 08:00pm • A little preparation can help you cool off safely. If the heat and humidity of summer have you down, you can find relief by diving into a pool. Swimming pools are a great place to exercise while cooling off from the searing temperatures of the summer months. What could be better than jumping into th Treatments for Rosacea 08/03/2021 08:00pm • For years, flushing of the face has been a persistent issue for many. When, though, does that redness indicate a deeper condition? Rosacea is a skin condition causing redness of the face. In some cases, blood vessels and small, red bumps are also visible. It presents differently for everyone and ca Too much zucchini is never enough! How to use up summer squash in so many ways Too much zucchini is never enough! How to use up summer squash in so many ways 08/01/2021 11:48pm • The cry goes out from over-ambitious gardeners every summer: "What can I do with all this zucchini?" If you've ever been such a gardener, or the unwitting recipient of a surprise stack of squash on your front stoop, you can understand.It might seem like zucchini is nothing to get excited about. But Europe on vacation, but vaccinations not taking a break Europe on vacation, but vaccinations not taking a break 07/29/2021 03:08am • CARRY-LE-ROUET, France (AP) — Europe's famed summer holiday season is in full swing, but efforts to inoculate people against the coronavirus are not taking a break. Instead, with lockdowns easing despite concerns about variants and nations looking to breathe new life into their ailing tourism indu When a bad sunburn might be bad enough to see a doctor When a bad sunburn might be bad enough to see a doctor 07/22/2021 10:35am • Some folks think sunburns are no big deal, but a D.C. burn surgeon recommends professional care when skin blisters or sunburn symptoms include feeling sick. "People do need to know that if they've had a sunburn and feel all around lethargic or bad or nauseated, dizzy, things like that, that can b Surprising things that can increase sun sensitivity Surprising things that can increase sun sensitivity 07/22/2021 05:30am • Reflection increases exposure. If you've ever had a sunburn, you know the pain of too much sun exposure. Many people realize they're exposed to more of the sun's ultraviolet rays when they go to the beach, a lake or a pool because the water and sand reflect sunlight onto the skin. This creates DC doctor urges continued use of sunscreen, even with Johnson & Johnson recall DC doctor urges continued use of sunscreen, even with Johnson & Johnson recall 07/16/2021 10:32am • After Johnson & Johnson initiated a recall for five of its spray-on sunscreens due to a potential benzene contamination, a D.C.-area doctor is urging people not to stop wearing sunscreen entirely. "The facts are this: UV radiation from the sun is a known carcinogen. Sunscreens are an effectiv Sizzling temps continue Thursday; heat index likely to reach 100 degrees Sizzling temps continue Thursday; heat index likely to reach 100 degrees 07/15/2021 02:12am • The D.C. Heat Emergency Plan has been extended through Saturday, as the sizzling summer heat continues Thursday and into the weekend. The heat index is expected to reach 100 degrees on Thursday, with area temperature highs in the mid 90s, Storm Team 4 meteorologist Chuck Bell said. It will be Johnson & Johnson recalls some sunscreens after it detects benzene in them Johnson & Johnson recalls some sunscreens after it detects benzene in them 07/14/2021 08:12pm • Johnson & Johnson is issuing a voluntary recall for five Neutrogena and Aveeno sunscreen lines in the United States after it said it discovered low levels of benzene in the products. The company is warning customers against using aerosol sprays Neutrogena Beach Defense, Neutrogena Cool Dry Sp Johnson & Johnson recalling sunscreens due to benzene traces Johnson & Johnson recalling sunscreens due to benzene traces 07/14/2021 02:20pm • Johnson & Johnson said Wednesday that it is recalling five of its sunscreen products after some samples were found to contain low levels of benzene, a chemical that can cause cancer with repeated exposure. The affected products, packaged in aerosol cans, are Aveeno Protect + Refresh aerosol s Eight summer car maintenance tips for smooth summer travel Eight summer car maintenance tips for smooth summer travel 07/08/2021 08:52am • This content is sponsored by Jiffy Lube. It’s a nice summer day. You’re about to leave the house to go on vacation. You double check you have your sunscreen, sunglasses, and bathing suit, but have you checked your car? Regular summer maintenance will keep your car in great condition so you're
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