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Hawaii bans sunscreens that harm coral reefs

Thursday, July 5, 2018
Hawaii Gov. David Ige on Tuesday signed the first bill in the country that will ban sunscreens containing chemicals harmful to coral reefs. continue reading

Sunlight Institute Responses to Sun Articles 6/25/18—7/1/18

Tuesday, July 3, 2018
Sunlight Institute Responses to Sun Articles 6/25/18—7/1/18 Beyond red-light therapy, sunbeds (tanning beds) have many other salubrious effects:
  • Sunbed use is associated with increased vitamin D levels.
  • Sunbed use is associated with stronger bones
  • Sunbed use can cure psoriasis and eczema and tanning beds are often recommended by dermatologists.
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Vitamin D and Melanoma Risk

Friday, June 29, 2018
Participants with vitamin D levels at or above 30 ng/ml (75 nmol/L) had a 96% lower risk of melanoma compared to participants with levels at or below 20 ng/ml (50 nmol/L), adjusting for age, sex and BMI. continue reading


Wednesday, June 27, 2018
A lack of the sunshine vitamin can not only dampen your mood but also your health. continue reading

Higher Levels of Vitamin D Reduce Breast Cancer Risk by 80%: New Study

Wednesday, June 27, 2018
“We have a vitamin D problem and its getting worse because people are avoiding sun exposure, and the Health Canada guidelines are too low and need to be re-evaluated” says Perry Holman, Executive Director for the Vitamin D Society. continue reading

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