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Too little sun exposure now found to be a health risk | Gustafson

  • Jul 21, 2014 at 1:00PM

For many years, we have been told to avoid prolonged exposure to the sun because of health risks like sunburn and, more seriously, skin cancer. Now a new study found that getting too little sun can cause problems as well. According to recent research, women who consistently avoided direct sunlight had a greater mortality risk from all causes, including skin cancer, than their counterparts with higher sun exposure.

 

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The new map of Washington | Cartoon

  • Jul 21, 2014 at 7:40AM

The new map of Washington 2014 | Cartoon for July 21

Surviving the I-90 mess: Time to telecommute – or take a staycation? | Editorial

  • Jul 21, 2014 at 5:00AM

Highway construction stories sometimes use the term “carmageddon” to describe the impact on motorists. This time the moniker may be for real.

The great book trade | Brixey

  • Jul 20, 2014 at 6:00AM

There is a rule at home during the summer that my kids can stay up as late as they want, as long as they are in bed reading.

Things beginning to heat up in election races, issues | Cornfield

  • Jul 20, 2014 at 4:00AM

Freshman Democratic U.S. Rep. Suzan DelBene spent a couple of her millions to get into Congress.

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