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Posts Tagged ‘skin cancer’

Be careful when it comes to alarmists

It’s summer! In Portland (and Oregon) we are in a heat wave. (It’s been much longer than the average¬†heat waves. And we are at about 10 degrees warmer than normal. When you don’t have air conditioning that can be uncomfortable and downright miserable at times.) In the townhouse community Curt and I live in there […]


The risks of ultraviolet exposure

Since moving to Portland I have noticed a lot of dentists, Goodwill stores and pet hospitals. There are also a lot of tanning salons. According to Sperling’s Best Places, on average Portland has 144 days of sun a year. (The U.S. in general has 205 average sunny days.) Current Results¬†estimates Portland to have 142 days […]