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Hawaii Seems Poised To Ban Coral-Damaging Sunscreen

Thursday, April 19, 2018
Despite pushback from the cosmetic industry and dermatologists, Sen. Will Espero said Hawaii is poised to make history as the first state to ban sunscreen with hazardous chemicals. continue reading

High-tech light therapy kiosk aims to combat Vitamin D deficiency, launches with clinical trials

Thursday, April 19, 2018
Seattle-based startup Solius is working to combat that problem with a light therapy kiosk that gives users convenient, self-service access to short bursts of light that stimulate vitamin D production. continue reading

Sunlight Institute Responses to sun articles.  4/9/18—4/15/18

Monday, April 16, 2018
Sunlight Institute Responses to sun articles.  4/9/18—4/15/18 Negative messages regarding sun exposure are rampant, and too little is said about the positive effects of regular, non-burning exposure. Here are a few facts you should know about the importance of the sun for human health:
  • A 20-year Swedish study showed that women who actively seek the sun have half the risk of death compared with those who avoid the sun.
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Sunlight Institute responses to sun articles 4/2/18—4/8/18

Friday, April 13, 2018
Sunlight Institute responses to sun articles 4/2/18—4/8/18 Your statement that “sunbathing endangers your health” is not correct. Non-burning sun exposure is vital to human health. Don’t take away sun exposure, just avoid sunburning.  Much of the world is now vitamin D deficient, and for every death caused by diseases that are associated with sun exposure, there are about 328 deaths caused by diseases that are associated with sun deprivation.… continue reading


Wednesday, April 11, 2018
The panel is an idea whose time has come as worldwide, medical and dietetic establishments with close links to Big Food and Big Pharma dish up what many consider “dangerous dogma”. continue reading

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