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Is it safe to use sunbeds?

Thursday, September 6, 2007
Although the use of sunbeds has some positive health effects, it is likely to increase the risk of skin and possibly eye cancer. This is one of the conclusions of an opinion issued by the European Commission Scientific Committee on Consumer Products (SCCP), the Opinion on Biological effects of ultraviolet radiation relevant to health with particular reference to sunbeds for cosmetic purposes, which assesses the general health and safety implications of exposure of persons to natural and artificial ultraviolet radiation.… continue reading

Teen Tanning in California

Thursday, September 6, 2007
TEEN TANS — No one under age 14 could use an ultraviolet tanning device, under a bill approved out of a fear that the rays could result in an increase in skin cancer. The bill, by Assemblyman Ted Lieu, D-Torrance, also requires those ages 14 to 18 to get a parent’s permission before tanning under machines that use ultraviolet rays.… continue reading

Department Of Defense Prostate Cancer Research Program

Thursday, September 6, 2007
The inaugural meeting, scheduled for September 5-8, at the Hyatt Regency Atlanta in Atlanta, GA., marks the 10-year anniversary of the PCRP and presents a unique opportunity to explore the federally-funded program’s successes in engaging, high-impact research. Among the innovative studies being presented, new research will be unveiled on two topics of high interest in the cancer community: vitamin D and stem cells.… continue reading

Boosting Vitamin D Intake Reduces Cancer Risk

Wednesday, September 5, 2007
Daily doses of a single vitamin could dramatically reduce your risk for several types of cancer. A growing body of scientific evidence suggests that vitamin D is a powerful cancer preventive agent. In laboratory studies, vitamin D deters the growth of cancer, preventing the out-of-control cell division that makes it such a dangerous disease.… continue reading

ITA Meeting In Nashville – Marketing Campaign

Tuesday, September 4, 2007
Folks, you better get behind this, in FORCE, or this industry will be over soon enough. The ITA is unveiling their new offensive to the demoterrorists (shout out to EZ Livin Jim) constant barrage of negative press. BE THERE FOR HISTORY!… continue reading

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