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Hard-hit businesses get rules, Feb. 1 start date for Liberals’ $1-million loan fund

Tuesday, January 26, 2021
The new loans, from the Highly Affected Sectors Credit Availability Program (HASCAP), will open for applications on Monday and is on top of existing loan programs targeting small businesses. continue reading

Smart Tan Virtual Educational Conference – Register Now!

Tuesday, January 26, 2021
Smart Tan’s hard hitting lineup of educational sessions that you have come to know and love are now available anywhere, anytime. The 2021 Smart Tan Virtual Educational Conference is designed around the hot button topics that are most vital to your business today. With some of the most successful salons in the industry participating, you won’t want to miss this! continue reading

N.B. COVID-19 roundup: Fredericton, Saint John regions move to orange Tuesday night Jan 26th

Tuesday, January 26, 2021
The Saint John and Fredericton regions, Zones 2 and 3, will return to the less-restrictive orange phase at midnight on Tuesday night. continue reading

Sunlight Institute Responses to Sun Articles 210

Tuesday, January 26, 2021
Sunlight Institute Responses to Sun Articles 210 Sunbeds (tanning beds), and tanning booths would quickly grow in popularity if the facts about sunbeds were known. People in Canada who use sunbeds have by far the highest levels of vitamin D in the country, especially in winter.… continue reading

Are We Screening Too Much for Skin Cancer? It’s Complicated.

Monday, January 25, 2021
Studies examining the effect of sun exposure and tanning beds show that exposure to UV radiation approximately doubles the risk of melanoma. But that doesn’t explain the extent of the increase in melanoma diagnoses, says Adamson. Even if no one in the 1970s had a history of sunburns and everyone did today, the effect would be to double the incidence rate of melanoma in the population — not push it six times higher. continue reading

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