• Surgeon general issues skin cancer warning

    Sunscreen on woman's back at the beach

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    Skin cancer is on the rise, according to the American Cancer Society, with more cases diagnosed annually than breast, prostate, lung and colon cancer cases combined.

    By Caitlin Schmidt Special to CNN
  • Spokane air quality reaches unhealthy levels

    A layer of smoke is hanging over Spokane and it may be here for a while, and as a result an air quality alert in effect until Monday for Eastern Washington and Northern Idaho.

  • It's hot. Drink water.

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    Follow the heat and humidity rule -- When the temperature and humidity are both above 70, you enter the dehydration zone and must take extra precautions to drink plenty of water before, during and after activities, according to cardiologist Arthur Agatston.

    It's summer, which means its hot, which means you need to protect your health by increasing your daily intake of water.

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