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Color Affects Sun Protection

Color Affects Sun Protection

May 1, 2013 by · Leave a Comment 

Did you know that sunscreen is only one of multiple ways you can protect your skin from the sun, and that the color of your clothing can actually be a factor in how much sun exposure you’re getting?  As skin cancer is the most common form of cancer in the U.S., boaters and others who […]

The Eyes of Summer

The Eyes of Summer

May 1, 2012 by · Leave a Comment 

With the promise of bright skies and warm temperatures, the season ahead looks perfect. Then suddenly, this clear picture becomes cloudy as eyes start to itch or tear and sneeze after sneeze erupts. As the sniffles abound, your boating season seems to fade into a foggy haze, and you despair over whether the summer can be saved before it even starts!

Boating with Epilepsy– Take Precautions & Have Fun!

Boating with Epilepsy– Take Precautions & Have Fun!

June 1, 2011 by · Leave a Comment 

With 200,000 new cases of epilepsy diagnosed every year, there is a chance that you or someone on your boat may have this brain disorder. Do you know what precautions to take before heading out, and what to do if a seizure occurs? Epilepsy is a neurological condition involving repeated, spontaneous seizures because of disturbed […]

Supple Summer Skin

Supple Summer Skin

While cooler months are behind us, our skin’s need for softening is still present. Moisturizers improve skin’s barrier function, minimize surface water, and keep the skin’s top layer softer and suppler. Though hot days may make us want to skip some grooming steps, moisturizing remains important. If the skin loses too much water, it becomes dry, flaky, and prone to both infection and inability to regulate body temperature.