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Corals convert sunscreen chemical into a toxin that kills them

Monday, May 9, 2022
In test tubes, oxybenzone doesn't engage in any reactions that seem to damage biomolecules. But once the glucose is attached, UV light leads the glucose-linked form to chemically alter a couple of biomolecules. And it did so catalytically, meaning none of the glucose-oxybenzone was consumed in the process. That means it doesn't take much to do considerable damage. continue reading

Melanoma Overdiagnosis and the Real Risk of UV Exposure for Skin Cancers

Monday, May 9, 2022
Regular, moderate sunshine exposure and higher levels of vitamin D are shown to decrease (not increase) the risk of melanoma, which is now being overdiagnosed continue reading

Pick Your Sunscreen Carefully: 75% Don’t Pass Muster

Friday, May 6, 2022
The news isn’t all sunny. About 75% of more than 1,850 sunscreen products evaluated offer inferior sun protection or have worrisome ingredients, according to the Environmental Working Group, a nonprofit research and advocacy group that just issued its 16th annual Guide to Sunscreens. continue reading

UV Exposure from Sources Other Than the Sun

Friday, May 6, 2022
These results show that artificial sources of UV light could be used to achieve a vitamin D level at or above 40 ng/ml (100 nmol/L), but that consistency is important. As with sun exposure, it is also important to be mindful of duration and not burn. continue reading

How to Turn Facebook ‘Likes’ Into Money

Friday, May 6, 2022
The best way to drive leads to Facebook is actually the same way that you should drive new customers to your business in the first place is by using an irresistible offer. continue reading

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