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Person squirting suncreen on their arm. (Photo: Getty Images)

D-I-Why?

Don’t Make Your Own Sunscreen Concerns about chemicals have led do-it-yourselfers to make everything from laundry detergent and soap to deodorant and toothpaste at home using natural ingredients.   As summer begins, the DIY crowd is also whipping up batches of homemade
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A close-up of a blue eye with flecks of green in it. (Photo: Shutterstock)

Color Blind

Heavy Smoking Can Damage Vision: Study Smoking isn’t just bad for your heart and lungs, it can damage your vision as well, according to a recent study co-authoried by researchers at Rutgers University. The study found that smoking more than 20 cigarettes a day can damage
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Neuropathy is when small blood vessels supplying the nerves get damaged by diabetes and begin to die. (Photo: Thinkstock)

Foot Pain

Diabetes Sparks a Rise in Neuropathy Autonomic and small fiber neuropathy used to be considered rare conditions. But with approximately 30 million Americans affected by diabetes – one of the main underlying causes for these diseases – it is an emerging problem. Both types of
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