The Weekly: Sun safety, sugar substitutes and more

Published on May 29, 2020

The Weekly

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Practice sun safety to stay healthy outside during the pandemic

Practice sun safety to stay healthy outside during the pandemic

THURSDAY, May 28 (CNN)—As we welcome sunshine and warmer weather after being hunkered down for weeks, many of us will be more excited than ever to spend time outside.

But whether you are simply looking for some fresh air during a walk or hoping to get an extra dose of the “sunshine vitamin” — that is, immunity-supporting vitamin D — dermatologists say it’s as important as ever to practice safe sun to protect against skin cancer.

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A Possible Remedy for Pandemic Stress: Exercise
May 27, The New York Times

Fear of Covid Leads Other Patients to Decline Critical Treatment
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