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CECRA for small businesses extended for the month of August

Tuesday, August 4, 2020
If a business had an average revenue decline of 70% or more in April, May, and June, they are deemed eligible for the additional month of rent relief. continue reading

FDA says sunscreen chemicals accumulate in body at high levels

Tuesday, August 4, 2020
All of the ingredients continued to exceed the FDA safety threshold of 0.5 ng/mL on day 7, and two of the ingredients, homosalate and oxybenzone, remained above the threshold on day 21. continue reading

Sunlight Institute Responses to Sun Articles 187

Tuesday, August 4, 2020
Sunlight Institute Responses to Sun Articles 187 The key to vitamin D deficiency is sunlight deprivation, since 90% of serum levels of vitamin D are due to sun exposure to the skin. The Indonesian study and the Philippine study you alluded to both showed that levels of vitamin D below 20 ng/ml predicted a nearly 20 times increase on death risk among Covid-19 patients.… continue reading

Vitamin D Level Below 30 ng/ml (75 nmol/L) an Independent Risk Factor for COVID-19

Tuesday, August 4, 2020
We recently reviewed a study by Maghbooli et al that found much better outcomes among individuals with vitamin D levels over 30 ng/ml (75 nmol/L).  continue reading

Ultraviolet (UV) radiation: Don’t feel the burn, avoid it!

Friday, July 31, 2020
But before you decide it’s safer to permanently relocate under your bed, avoiding the harmful UV effects is relatively easy. All we need is a little understanding of UV radiation, a forecast of UV intensity and some basic guidelines.  continue reading

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