July Checklist 

Spring for new sunscreen:
Sunscreens are designed to last up to three years-but they lose effectiveness if left out in the heat. Discard products with a strange odor or changed color or consistency.
Stay safe in the water:
Dry ears thoroughly after swimming to avoid swimmer's ear. Freshwater: Dangerous amoeba can enter through your nose. Don't put your head underwater. Wear a nose clip if you dive or jump in. Shark defense: Don't wear shiny jewelry in the ocean. Don't swim at twilight (sharks are most active then) or if you are bleeding.
Ease your way through airport security:
Little-known prohibitions for carry-on bags include safety razors with removable blades (disposable razors are OK)...golf clubs...bug sprays, sunscreen and creamy or gelatinous foods (peanut butter, jelly, creamy cheeses, yogurt, etc.) i n containers larger than 3.4 ounce.

Summer made easier with these clever products:
Smarter smartphone charging-connect the batteries in your tech devices to a solar-powered hat. Cooler patio parties-fill the inflatable serving bar with ice to keep food and drinks cold. Better beach lounging-beach chairs with drink holders and shade canopies.
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How to choose and use sunscreen

For the longest time, sunscreen labels used terms like "sunblock" and "waterproof" that made you believe the products could block out the sun or stay on your skin no matter how wet and sweaty you got. But the truth is that no sunscreen can do either. That's why the U.S. Food and Drug Administration now requires sunscreens to have labels with more useful information and fewer misleading terms.
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FDA Says 'No' to Eating Raw Cookie Dough

Illness-inducing germs such as E. coli can lurk in uncooked flour, agency warns

THURSDAY, June 30, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Before you lick that raw cookie dough off your spoon, know that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration has issued a warning against it.
Brain tumors: Researchers hail soluble aspirin as potential breakthrough
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At a scientific meeting this week, researchers hail their evidence about a new soluble drug containing liquid aspirin as a potential breakthrough in the treatment of brain tumors.

The new research, from the Brain Tumour Research Centre of Excellence at the University of Portsmouth in the United Kingdom, features at the Brain Tumours 2016 - From Biology to Therapy meeting, held in Warsaw, Poland, 27-29 June, 2016.
Marijuana compound removes Alzheimer's-related protein from nerve cells
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With the prevalence of Alzheimer's disease expected to almost triple in the United States by 2050, there is an urgent need to identify effective treatments for the condition. Now, a new study suggests marijuana may hold the key to such a treatment.

Published in the journal Aging and Mechanisms of Disease, the study reveals how a compound present in marijuana triggered the removal of beta-amyloid protein from nerve cells, or neurons.

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