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Dutch Cancer Council new sunlight recommendations

For many years the Dutch Cancer Council, just like most of their peers in other countries, was recommending people to stay away from tanning under the midday sun and always protect the skin with sun-blocking lotions. They were all misled by inflated statistics over melanoma-diagnoses handed to them by dermatologists employed by large cosmetic companies.

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The Whole Truth But Nothing About The Tanning Truth

The Earth Is Flat! The Sun Rotates Around The Earth! You Can’t Get Vitamin D From A Sunbed! In a case which seems more to belong to the time of the Spanish inquisition than to the USA of today, the Houston-based indoor tanning salon chain “Darque Tan” agreed to pay 141,520 US$ to the State

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The Healing Sun – Sunlight and Health in the 21st Century by Richard Hobday

The Healing Sun – Anyone who still has any doubts about the healing and prevention powers of sunlight (and sunbeds) should read this book. It will put into a perspective the present fanatic campaign against sunlight-driven by the World Health Organization (WHO), cancer-organizations (strangely enough!) and sponsored by large manufacturers of cosmetics for sun-protection.  It

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Is Sunlight The Best Medicine?

Given the recent results from Vitamin D research, could it be so that sunlight is the best medicine there is? What if a “WONDER-DRUG” existed, that would: ! Reduce the risk of getting more than 60 different kinds of diseases among them: Most kind of cancers (inclusive skin-cancers) Heart Disease Multiple Sclerosis (MS) Type 1 Diabetes

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Which Tanning Advice Should You Follow?

To Tan Or Not To Tan – That Is The Question! Actually the question is rather – of all the many advices on tanning, which should you follow? I am sure you have heard and probably also are following the mainstream advice about tanning that goes like this: “You should tan only before 10 AM

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Their task is to improve our health – but how can we trust them after this?

Aren't they supposed to give healthy advice about tanning? According to their Home-page on Internet, “WHO [World Health Organization] is the directing and coordinating authority for health within the United Nations system. It is responsible for providing leadership on global health matters, shaping the health research agenda, setting norms and standards, articulating evidence-based policy options,

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Tanned women live longer (as long as you sunbathe sensibly), say scientists By Sophie Borland Last updated at 1:51 AM on 4th December 2010 Women who regularly sunbathe live longer, a leading cancer specialist has claimed. Hakan Olsson says his research shows the health benefits of exposure to sunlight ‘far outweigh’ the danger of skin cancer.

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Avoiding UV-exposure Doubles Your Risk of Premature Death

Avoiding UV-exposure Doubles Your Risk of Premature Death

Sunshine is the source of life and avoiding sunshine will double your risk of premature death. That is the conclusion from a new study made by a team of researchers in Sweden. (Avoidance of sun exposure is a risk factor for all-cause mortality.) They assessed the avoidance of sun exposure as a risk factor for

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Regular Indoor Tanners are high on vitamin D

Regular Indoor Tanners Are High On Vitamin D

Regular indoor tanners have almost three times more vitamin D than people who do not use sunbeds. New and sensational statistics from The Grassrootshealth (www.grassrootshealth.net) demonstrate clearly the benefits of regular use of sunbeds for your level of vitamin D. Their D*action project is an international public health project to solve the vitamin D deficiency

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Tanned While Blogging

Are you burned out by blogging? Need to get some vitamin D but can't leave your computer? Are you like me and millions of other people spending too much time hammering on the keyboard trying to write something that you think might be interesting for somebody else? Even if the summer is just over, your

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The Vitamin D Winter Starts Now

The Vitamin D Winter Starts Now Exposure of your skin to sunlight is the original source of vitamin D. But not any sunlight will trigger the vitamin D synthesis. There must be UVB rays present in the sunbeams hitting your skin. The UVB-waves are shorter than the UVA (The UVA contributes to your natural sun-protection

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DUTCH HEALTH COUNCIL CRITICIZES IARC

The Health Council expresses major reservations concerning the decision recently taken by the International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC) to raise the category of UV-radiation and solariums to cancer risk category one and says that the supporting scientific documents provide no basis for this. The Council states that “sunbathe sensibly and in moderation. As

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New Research: Benefits of UV-exposure Much More Than Only Vitamin D

Benefits of UV-exposure beyond vitamin D A new research paper about the benefits of UV-exposure in addition to vitamin D was recently published in Landes Bioscience: Dermato-Endocrinology 4:2, 109–117 One of the authors, Johan Moan, is a veteran researcher on the subject of UV-exposure, vitamin D and its benefits for fighting cancer. In this paper

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