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Carbon emissions from human activity are changing the Earth’s climate

WooHoo summer is here! It’s time to pack up your sand toys and swimsuits and head out to the beach.  However two serious issues are causing havoc with the world’s oceans; This summer take a moment to learn more about … Continue reading

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Sun Protection on Your Plate – National Fresh Fruit and Vegetables Month

To reduce the risk of sun damage pay attention to what you put in your body, as well as what you use on the outside. Whilst Broccoli isn’t a substitute for sunscreen, the protection you get won’t wash off in … Continue reading

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When More doesn’t Mean More – SPF Explained

This summer we are seeing more and more sunscreens proclaiming higher and higher SPF numbers. No SPF, not even 100+, offers 100 percent protection. SPF only rates UVB protection, but both UVA and UVB radiation can lead to skin cancer, … Continue reading

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Drink your sun protection

Being English drinking tea is a big part of my day. It’s an ancient herbal drink known for its stimulant qualities mostly attributed to caffeine. Recently it has also been touted as a health food. The major types of tea … Continue reading

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Jessica Simpson’s BIG, BIG arrival – Plus a new wedding date

Jessica Simpson is a mom! Jessica and her fiancé Eric Johnson welcomed daughter Maxwell Drew Johnson on May 1st. “This has been the greatest experience of our lives!!”  Says Jessica When it came to naming their little bundle they drew on … Continue reading

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How Much is Enough? Most people use 75% LESS than they should!

15 SPF, 30 SPF, 50 SPF…1000 SPF? It’s doesn’t matter how high the number is if you aren’t using the amount used in lab testing you will not get the protection you expect from your sunscreen. So exactly how much … Continue reading

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May-Skin Cancer Awareness Month – Self Exams lead to Early Detection

Skin cancer is the most common of all cancers, afflicting more than two million Americans each year, a number that is rising rapidly. It is also the easiest to cure, if diagnosed and treated early. When allowed to progress, however, skin cancer can … Continue reading

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Walking in LA – Elyria Canyon

Elyria Canyon is located on the southwestern slopes of Mount Washington. Elyria Canyon Park is a 35-acre nature park that provides a glimpse into the native habitat that once thrived in the hills near downtown Los Angeles. In the 19th … Continue reading

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CicLAvia-100000 smiles take to the streets of LA

I hope some of you made it downtown this weekend. Don’t worry if you didn’t, the next one is October 14th 2012 so plenty of time to dust off your saddle and oil that chain. Here are some pix for … Continue reading

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Explore LA, in a way you never have before- FREE – CicLAvia

Happy Friday Folks – Just a quickie as there’s a break in the rain and I have to load up our bikes for a check up with the cycle doc, in preparation for the much anticipated CicLAvia this Sunday. What’s … Continue reading

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