Safe sun habits | Healthy summer food | Help for drug abuse | Mental disorders in men | Ebola virus

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Thursday, June 29, 2017

Protect Your Skin from the Sun

A woman wearing a hat and long sleeves to protect her skin from the sun.

Summer’s here and you’re outside more. Slather on sunscreen, slide on your sunglasses, and slip on a hat! (From NIH’s NCI) 

Healthy Food Choices at Summer Outings

An outdoor buffet dish featuring healthy vegetable kabobs.

Cookouts and picnics are a big part of summer. If you’ve got diabetes or high blood sugar, get tips for building a plate of healthy food choices. (From NIH’s NIDDK) 

Help for Drug Abuse

A mother and father with arms around their daughter, showing concern.

Find out what you can do if you know or suspect that someone close to you has a drug problem. (From NIH News in Health

Men and Mental Disorders 

A silhouette of a man sitting on a bench looking out at the water.

Did you know that depression and other mental disorders may impact men differently than women? Learn the warning signs of mental health issues in men. (From NIH’s NIMH) 

Antibodies from Ebola Survivor Show Promise  

A picture of filamentous Ebola virus particles attached to and budding from an infected cell.

Antibodies from a person who survived Ebola protected lab animals from infection. The finding could help scientists develop a treatment or vaccine. (From NIH Research Matters