In the News

Don’t rule out a spot of sun

Tuesday, March 20, 2007
We are all too familiar with the negative impacts of sun exposure on our skin, but now scientists think that we should also remember the benefits of catching a few rays this summer. Skin needs to be protected from excess sun exposure, but it also needs some sum to produce vitamin-D Researchers based in Edinburgh claim that wearing sunscreen at all times when exposed could starve the body of vitamins – mainly vitamin D – which protect against various diseases.… continue reading

Fabutan enforces teen tanning policy

Monday, March 19, 2007
CALGARY- Fabutan Sun Tan Studios today announced it will be strictly enforcing its teen tanning policy. This means anyone less than 16 years of age must be accompanied by a parent when indoor tanning, while 16 to 17-year-old customers will require a parent’s signature of consent before being allowed to tan.… continue reading

Do Vitamins Work

Monday, March 19, 2007
Dr. Bill Elliott THERE IS no “convincing evidence that antioxidant supplements have beneficial effects on mortality. Even more, beta carotene, vitamin K and vitamin E seem to increase risk of death.” This was the surprising conclusion of a large study published in the Feb.… continue reading

Seattleites don’t get enough ‘sunshine vitamin’

Monday, March 19, 2007
By CHERIE BLACK P-I REPORTER Browsing through the vitamin aisle at a local Walgreens, a woman tossed a box of multivitamin pills into her basket. Listed among the bevy of nutrients was vitamin D, which, the woman admitted, she didn’t really think twice about.… continue reading

Letters to the Ontario Government

Wednesday, March 14, 2007
Dear Dalton McGuinty , I am writing you to address a letter forwarded to you by a volunteer from the Canadian Cancer Society regarding information day at Queen’s Park on November 20th, 2006, specifically “ (Ultraviolet) UV radiation and the dangers of artificial tanning.” As an example of the many letters sent by volunteers, as noted above, I have attached a letter written by Millie Gormely.… continue reading

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