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Downside to all that sun protection? You’re not getting enough vitamin D

Wednesday, June 28, 2017
So what’s the health-conscious person to do? The key is to find a sunshine middle ground — not too much unprotected exposure, but just enough for the body to make some vitamin D. continue reading

‘Let office staff sunbathe to beat lack of vitamin D’

Thursday, June 22, 2017
They found that prevalence of vitamin D deficiency was highest among shift workers (80 per cent), followed by office workers (77 per cent) and healthcare students (72 per cent). continue reading

Why We Need to teach “Please Tan Responsibly” message

Wednesday, June 21, 2017

Man warns of dangers of sun exposure after getting 2nd-degree burns

Greg Binnie of Scotland warns others about the importance of sun protection after he is left with a dangerous sunburn.
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WHO NEW Report on Sunbeds

Wednesday, June 21, 2017
WHO underscores national actions to limit the use of artificial tanning devices (sunbeds) in a bid to reduce the associated health risks, such as melanoma and non-melanoma skin cancers. continue reading

Ahhh, the “Sunshine Vitamin”, the “Feel Good Vitamin”, the “Essential Vitamin!”

Wednesday, June 21, 2017
“Sunshine” because when we are exposed to the sun, vitamin D is then amazingly created in our skin. (Stop covering up and slathering on the sunblock constantly when you go in the sun! Don’t be afraid, we NEED it! It’s all about moderation.) continue reading

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