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Ontario’s tanning bed rules largely ineffective: University of Guelph study

Monday, February 24, 2020
We need to make sure we follow the regulations or we will see more articles like this. This is what happened in Australia and we don't need a total ban continue reading

10 Places To Go In Toronto To Get The Perfect Tan

Monday, February 24, 2020
Some of our JCTA Members make the top 10 list for places to tan in Toronto. Congratulations. continue reading

Lecture throws light on vitamin D deficiency

Friday, February 21, 2020
Many factors can contribute to vitamin D deficiency such as over use of sun screen, wearing clothes that cover most of the skin, and working inside all day in an air-conditioned atmosphere,” he added. continue reading

Sunlight Institute Responses to Sun Articles Feb 2nd to Feb 19th

Friday, February 21, 2020
Sunlight Institute Responses to Sun Articles Feb 2nd to Feb 19th   https://www.pulseheadlines.com/5-things-you-can-do-to-prevent-cancer/73684/ Another thing that can be done to reduce cancer risk is to assure plenty of non-burning sun exposure. For example, women in Iran who are always covered up, have ten times the risk of breast cancer as those who have plenty of sun exposure.… continue reading

How lack of sunlight can harm our bodies and minds

Thursday, February 20, 2020
When you’re basking in the sun, the lens in your eyes pick up on the ultraviolet light and moves it onto the retina, according to the U.S. Library of Medicine. This triggers the release of serotonin, a hormone that can elevate mood. Conversely, darker lighting releases melatonin, a hormone that helps you get to sleep, said Austin Lim, a neuroscience professor at DePaul.  continue reading

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