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Sunlight Institute responses to sun articles 9/30/19—10/6/19

Tuesday, October 8, 2019
Sunlight Institute responses to sun articles 9/30/19—10/6/19   https://www.theunion.com/sports/carville-science-of-aging/ You have mentioned sun exposure as being a problem for health. I would disagree. Sun exposure is absolutely essential for human health. Here are some facts you should know:
  • Seventy-five percent of melanomas occurs on areas of the body that are seldom or never exposed to sun.
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The sign in your hair you could lack the ‘sunshine vitamin’

Friday, October 4, 2019

Vitamin D deficiency symptoms: The sign in your hair you could lack the ‘sunshine vitamin’

VITAMIN D is known as the ‘sunshine vitamin’ and is an extremely important vitamin that has powerful effects on several systems throughout the body. Lacking in vitamin D could have serious effects on the body and if you notice the following symptom in your hair, it could be a sign you are deficient.

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Cold and Flu Season is Approaching (Part 2)

Friday, October 4, 2019
Cold and Flu Season is Approaching (Part 2)
 
 

In our last post about cold and flu season approaching, we reviewed similarities between months with the highest flu activity and vitamin D levels in a general population, as well as the risk reduction in cold and flu incidence compared to vitamin D levels that have been observed in the GrassrootsHealth cohort.
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No definitive causal link between sunbed use and malignant melanoma

Thursday, October 3, 2019

No definitive causal link between sunbed use and malignant melanoma

JCTA Note: this article came out Jan 2018, but worth the read again by
A careful review of medical data shows that there is no proven causal relationship between moderate solarium use and increased melanoma risk.
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Cold and Flu Season is Approaching (Part 1)

Wednesday, October 2, 2019
Cold and Flu Season is Approaching (Part 1)

From GrassRootsHealth.net
 
October is generally the month when we start to see an increase in cold and flu activity.  What can you do, starting now, to decrease your chances of getting the cold or flu, or lessen its severity and symptoms if you do get it? 
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