Let’s just admit it: For most people, acronyms such as UVA, UVB, and SPF may as well be alphabet soup. Or maybe people have a vague idea they appear on sunscreen packages, but don’t know what they’re actually saying.
But skin cancer—with its three most common types—is one of the most common forms of cancer and appears to be on the rise, especially among younger people.
Read on, slather up, and stay skin safe this spring and summer.
Love ’em or hate ’em, we can’t deny the 1980s were an era of bold design. While ’80s home décor had a very specific feel, it encompassed a wide range of options: Pastels to primaries, preppy plaid to precocious Laura Ashley florals. Turns out all of them can be beautifully adapted to reflect current sensibilities. Which is to say, “They’re baaaaack!”
Once seen as a fringy alternative to The Pill, today’s intrauterine devices — five types in all! — are winning the hearts of moms (and non-moms) alike
Katie Dohman lives in West St. Paul with her three kids, two dogs and one husband. She loves them a lot, which is good, because she can’t remember the last time she slept a whole night through. (Her columnist photo is by Cadence & Eli Photography.)
In 1960, a prescription drug designed to suppress ovulation and inhibit conception — widely known...
At dawn on April 24, Jenny Thompson Halverson, the first female mayor of West St. Paul, Minnesota, was getting ready to go for a run. Known for her early-morning neighborhood jaunts, her campaign slogan was “Run Jenny Run." But this particular morning would get off to a violating start. And kicked off a revolution in her local political sphere.
It was the right house at the right time.
As a freelancer, I'm working harder than ever. As a parent, I can't imagine my life any other way.
Dad says “sunfish,” daughter says “sunglasses”—how an outdoorsman and a style editor teach each other about the finer things in life.