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Proceed To Article Products Without Sunscreen Must Carry Warning
The Memorial Day Weekend is considered the beginning of the summer vacation season for the United States. With this season in mind, the FDA released new requirements for labels on tanning products. More...

Proceed To Article Health Effects Of Overexposure To The Sun
Since the appearance of an "ozone hole" over the Antarctic in the early 1980s, scientists have become aware of the health threats posed by ozone depletion, which decreases the atmosphere’s natural protection from the sun’s harmful ultra-violet (UV) rays. This fact sheet provides a quick overview of the health problems linked to overexposure to UV radiation. More....

Proceed To Article Cool Tips For A Hot Season
Help your patients stay healthy this summer with this handout from the FDA. The handout covers everything from how to avoid food poisoning during warm weather picnics to how to choose a protective pair of sunglasses. Read Cool Tips For A Hot Season.
Proceed To Article Mouth-To-Mouth Rescucitation Not Necessary During Bystander CPR For Cardiac Arrest
Even those bystanders well-trained in CPR do not perform CPR in almost half of witnessed cardiac arrests. Instructions in chest compression plus mouth-to-mouth ventilation given by dispatchers over the telephone can require 2.4 minutes. In experimental studies, chest compression alone is associated with survival rates similar to those with chest compression plus mouth-to-mouth ventilation. More...

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