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Short circuit

Tuesday, June 5, 2007
By Linda Drummond WHAT happens when the link between the body and the brain gets mixed up? Ask someone living with MS. Imagine living with a condition where your brain tries to tell your body to make a move, but the message just doesn’t get through.… continue reading

Wearing sunglasses could increase the risk of skin cancer

Tuesday, June 5, 2007
By Lucy Johnston, Health Editor Have your say(0) SUN worshippers are being warned that wearing sunglasses could increase the risk of skin cancer. The glasses reduce the amount of ultra-violet light reaching key areas of the eye, tricking the brain into believing less harmful rays have penetrated the body.… continue reading

Here are the ABCs of vitamin D

Tuesday, June 5, 2007
By FRAN BERKOFF, TORONTO SUN I love our sunny spring (almost summer) days. It’s so nice to walk outside without a coat or sweater and the temperature is just right, not too hot and not too cold. Besides being very good for the soul, there are benefits we can gain from these days.… continue reading

Can catching rays help to protect skin?

Tuesday, June 5, 2007
By Dr. Jay Adlersberg We all know the risks of too much sun, but is there also a downside to no sun? New research is clearing up that question. Seven’s On Call with Dr. Jay Adlersberg. Sunburn and too much sun on the skin can increase a person’s chances of getting a skin cancer.… continue reading

Boning up on the sunshine vitamin

Friday, June 1, 2007
Tourists soak up the sun while walking along Patong Beach in Phuket, Thailand, in December 2005. Recent studies indicate that vitamin D, which is produced naturally in the body through exposure to the sun’s ultraviolet rays, can extend and improve people’s lives.… continue reading

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