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Sorenson rebuttal to the AAD Position Statement of Dec 4, 2008

Monday, February 2, 2009
The American Academy of Dermatology continues to perpetuate the idea that sunlight exposure is harmful to humans. This is patently false; it is a myth that is leading to widespread illness and death. The American Academy of Dermatology (Academy) has issued a statement supporting the idea that vitamin D is essential for optimal health; so far so good.… continue reading

What A Pregnant Vegetarian Needs

Friday, January 30, 2009
It’s apparent that your nutritional needs increase when you are pregnant. However, you only need approximately 300 more calories than normal during this time, so it’s imperative that you make wise food choices and eat nutrient-dense food. A good start is to ensure that you’re eating plenty of protein.… continue reading

Calls for compulsory sunbed guidelines

Friday, January 30, 2009
The Cancer Society has welcomed new voluntary sunbed guidelines, but says they need to be made compulsory. The guidelines, which recommend people under the age of 18 be banned from using sunbeds and those with skin that burns easily be discouraged from using them, were formed by a joint Standards New Zealand and Standards Australia committee.… continue reading

Your day in the vacation sun could increase skin cancer risk

Friday, January 30, 2009
By Kim Painter, USA TODAY I’ll never forget my last head-to-toe sunburn, three decades ago: I was a pale Michigan college student who overdid the sun on a brief Florida winter break. I was still sizzling when I got off the plane in Detroit.… continue reading

Get Your Vitamin D Levels Checked

Friday, January 30, 2009
Bryan Arling Vitamin D’s health benefits argue for getting higher doses By Bryan Arling, M.D. Posted January 26, 2009 U.S. News & World Report – Washington,DC,USA Bryan Arling: Vitamins are substances we ingest that our bodies need but which we cannot make ourselves.… continue reading

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