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Sunburn

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The sun emits two types of harmful ultraviolet (UV) radiation: UVA and UVB. Both can burn the skin, causing reddening and inflammation. It’s the UVB rays that cause immediate sunburn. MILD SUNBURN. Pink or reddish skin that feels hot and tender to the touch. MODERATE SUNBURN. Red skin with small fluid-filled blisters that may itch…

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Weight Loss

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Technically, a person tips the scales into the overweight category when his or her body mass index (BMI) is 25 or higher. BMI is a measure of weight in relation to height. It usually reflects the amount of body fat a person has. To figure out your BMI, multiply your weight in pounds by 704…

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