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A suntan is not only healthy, it can be life-saving

Saturday, February 25, 2017
Like many people, for years I heeded the advice of cancer charities and the government to cover up and avoid strong sunshine. But now I know that CLL, like a number of cancers and several other conditions including heart disease, diabetes and multiple sclerosis, is associated with low levels of vitamin D. This vitamin is made by the body during the exposure of skin to sunshine – only 5 per cent of what we need comes from our diet. continue reading

US Tan Tax to be Repealed

Friday, February 24, 2017
Repeals the tax on tanning bed businesses and other minor Obamacare taxes: Almost all of the tax provisions from the ACA, including a 10% tax on tanning-bed locations, would be repealed. continue reading

More hospitals or more vitamins?

Wednesday, February 22, 2017
Apparently, Ontario would rather spend $8,700 to hospitalize a citizen than $40 to test him for vitamin D insufficiency. continue reading

5 ways to make sure you are not vitamin D deficient

Thursday, February 16, 2017
Use a sunbed – Artificially produced UVB can be a surrogate for sunlight in winter. continue reading

Debunking Lease Renewal Myths For Tanning Tenants

Thursday, February 16, 2017
Considering that the average tanning tenant only negotiates a couple of leases in their lifetime (and sometimes with the same landlord), it’s easy to understand how leasing myths can persist. continue reading

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