Is Red Wine a Natural “Sunscreen”?

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A new study conducted by Spanish scientists suggests that grapes, and thus red wine, contain compounds known as flavonoids that block chemical changes in the body that are associated with skin damage from the sun. The study, which was published in the May 11 issue of the Journal of Agriculture and Food Chemistry, says that the flavonoids help prevent the skin from forming “reactive oxygen species.”

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Actor Dennis Hopper Divorces Fifth Wife

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dennis hopperLegendary Hollywood actor Dennis Hopper, who is undergoing intensive treatment for prostate cancer, has reportedly sought a divorce from his fifth wife.

The 73-year-old actor, who is perhaps best known for his role in the 1969 biker film Easy Rider, cited “irreconcilable differences” in a divorce petition against his wife of 14 years, Victoria Duffy.

“I wish Victoria the best, but only want to spend these difficult days surrounded by my children and close friends,” Hopper said in a statement.

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