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CDC: Most Americans’ Blood Tainted With Toxic Sunscreen Chemical

Tuesday, March 25, 2008
WASHINGTON, DC – The bodies of nearly all Americans are contaminated with a sunscreen chemical that has been linked to allergies, hormone disruption, and cell damage, according to a new study from the Centers for Disease Control (CDC). A companion study from the Mt.… continue reading

D Day

Thursday, March 20, 2008
By Jennifer Fisher Wilson Despite its familiarity, vitamin D is pretty puzzling. Not really a vitamin at all, it is actually a fat-soluble nutrient that is a prohormone (a precursor substance to a hormone). Milk is fortified with it, but it does not come in most other dairy products like cheese, yogurt, and ice cream, and it occurs in significant levels naturally in only a few foods like fatty fish and fish oils.… continue reading

Debate continues over AAD’s seal for sunscreen products

Tuesday, March 18, 2008
By Katie Bird The American Academy of Dermatology’s (AAD) Seal of Recognition program for sunscreen products continues to attract disapproval from its critics who claim it suffers from a conflict of interests. The program was conceived to educate consumers regarding the dangers of sun exposure and involves the AAD’s logo being awarded to sun protective products that comply with strict academy regulations.… continue reading

Women’s Risk for a Certain Skin Cancer Varies by Geography

Tuesday, March 18, 2008
By Steven Reinberg (HealthDay News) — An American woman’s risk of developing the skin cancer called squamous cell carcinoma appears to increase if she lives in areas where UV radiation is high, such as in the South, a new study found.… continue reading

Rise and Shine: More Sunlight is Good for Your Health

Tuesday, March 18, 2008
By Tom Mosakowski (see all articles by this author) (NaturalNews) A study by researchers at the Institute for Cancer Research in Oslo, Norway has given further credence to the claim that the benefits of modest sun exposure outweigh the risk of skin cancer for most people.… continue reading

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