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YONKERS, NY – Thirty-one percent of Americans polled by the Consumer Reports National Research Center said they never wear sunscreen.

But consumers aren’t oblivious to the sun’s risks: 22 percent of those polled said they’d been examined by a doctor for something they thought might be skin cancer.

The July issue of Consumer Reports rates 10 top-selling sunscreens to slather on, noting that there’s plenty of variation among the brands tested. Consumers should choose carefully. The report will be available online at www.ConsumerReportsHealth.org.

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Three local members of the NorthWest Ohio Primary Care Physicians group are combining their practices in new office that will open May 26.

Drs. Adrienne Sedlmeier, Patricia Vega and John Pierce will begin seeing patients May 26 at the newly constructed building located at 28555 Starbright Boulevard, Perrysburg (corner of SR 795 and Oregon Road).

Currently, Dr. Sedlmeier’s office is located in Millbury; Dr. Pierce is located in Pemberville and Dr. Vega is in Oregon.

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Here’s the long and short of it…

There’s no better time than springtime to get a sassy new hairdo. Those with long tresses are invited to treat themselves to a brand new style while helping kids with cancer and other types of medical hair loss at a special Locks of Love benefit event May 18 from 4 to 6 p.m. at the Future Wave Salon, 3324 Navarre Ave., in Oregon.

Locks of Love is a not-for-profit organization that provides hairpieces to financially disadvantaged children 18 years and younger with medical hair loss.

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Giving money to people along road

Do you feel compelled to give money to people holding signs along the road asking for money?
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