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2009-11-18 12:55:00

People who received daily text message reminders to wear sunscreen were more likely to do so, according to new research. Writing in the November issue of Archives of Dermatology, Dr April W. Armstrong, of the University of California-Davis Health System, Sacramento, and colleagues assessed effectiveness of receiving daily text-message reminders to wear sunscreen over a six-week period. Researchers studied 70 participants, aged 18 or older. Each participant was asked to apply sunscreen daily....

Word of the Day
  • A fudgelike confection of brown sugar, cream or milk, and chopped nuts.
'Penuche' is a variant of 'panocha,' a coarse grade of sugar made in Mexico. 'Panocha' probably comes from the Spanish 'panoja, panocha,' ear of grain.