Posts Tagged ‘Cancer’

The ABCs of UV rays

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Q:There are lots of sunblocks out there with SPF numbers on them. What exactly do these numbers mean? A. Sunblocks—or sunscreens—work to prevent the damage of ultraviolet (UV) rays, an invisible component of sunlight. There are three types of UV rays: UVA, UVB and UVC. UVA is the most abundant of the three ultraviolet rays [&hellip
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WAITING ROOM

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We need funny stories, warm blankets and magazines just to keep our minds from focusing on the waiting room, the gateway to chemo land. It must be different for other kinds of patients—nurses and doctors don’t necessarily remind them of death. The first time, my mother and I walked toward the room in silence, holding [&hellip
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