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Stop using homemade sunscreen recipes you found on Pinterest

Those who want to stay safe from the sun should steer far from self-sun protection, a new study suggests Monday. The study looked at prescriptions of home-made sunscreens that were shared on the popular Pinterest site and found that these compositions were worse enough to actually protect our skin from UV radiation than commercial sunscreens. Pinterest, like other social media, …

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Peering under a source of El Capitan's deadly rocks

El Capitan rises over 3000 meters above the floor of Yosemite National Park in California. Scaling of the granite building is considered a ride of passage among elite climbers, coming from all over the world to test their pure face. But this tough maneuver is the place for frequent mountain birds. Over 20 have occurred in the last decade, including …

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A. I. Took a Test to Detect Lung Cancer. It Got an A.

Asked if artificial intelligence would put radiologists out of business, Dr. Topol said, "Gosh, no!" The idea is to help doctors, not replace them. negatives, things missed. It shouldn't be hard to bring that number down. ” There are potential hazards, though. A radiologist who misreads a scan may harm one patient, but a A.I. system in widespread use could …

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Detroit ranks No. 7 in the nation for mosquitoes

Detroit Free Press Published 9:40 am ET 20 May 2019 | Updated 9:41 am.m. ET May 20, 2019 CLOSE The Asian tiger spike, which can transmit the Zika virus, was first discovered in Michigan in August 2017. Detroit is one of the worst places in the country in terms of blood sucking insects – No. 7 among the Top 50 …

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Teen suicide, severe depression but treatment difficult to find

McLEAN, Va. – The nation's medical system is far from satisfying the demand for youth health services, as suicides and psychiatric disorders increase and underline a public health crisis that already costs US billions to fight. Research from federal regulators and medical groups shows the suicide rate for young people aged 10-19 increased by 56% from 2007 to 2016, the …

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How to prevent and treat blisters

Spring's warm weather and greening landscapes make people eager to peel off their socks and head outdoors. But as our delicate winter feet are subjected to sandals, strappy heels, running shoes and hiking boots, many of us suffer from a painful consequence: blisters While foot blisters can crop up for many reasons, such as fungal infections and bug bites. , …

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China put in place to introduce gene editing regulation after CRISPR baby furore

Han Jiankui's controversial gene editing experiment on embryos has led to stricter regulations in China. [19659004] Credit: Mark Schiefelbein / AP / Shutterstock China is ready to introduce a new regulation on gene editing in humans. A draft of the country's new civil code lists human genes and embryos in a section on personality rights protected. Thus, experiments on genes …

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Autistic data shares his struggles with being a parent

Image copyright Jude Morrow Image caption Jude Morrow found it difficult to understand his son Ethan's facial expressions.                  Becoming a parent for the first time is a life-changing moment for anyone but it can add extra challenges when you have autism. Jude Morrow has Asperger's syndrome, a type of autism spectrum disorder, and he struggled with becoming Ethan was …

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