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How Tanning Can Make You Healthy

Can tanning make you healthy? Today there are two totally opposite opinions among people about tanning: 1. Tanning is dangerous because it might give you skin-cancer; and 2. Tanning is healthy because it gives you Vitamin D The fact is that both opinions above about tanning are right but the second is more right than

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The most successful “black marketing” campaign in the world?

In July 2009 the International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC), an Agency organized within UN’s World Health Organization (WHO), announced through The Lancet Oncology medical journal and press-releases, the “breaking news”  about the classification of ‘the use of UV-emitting tanning devices to Group 1, “carcinogenic to humans”’. This announcement created a new wave of

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Obama Lacks Vitamin D – A Sunbed in the White House Would Be Better Than Taking Supplements

The President’s Periodic Physical Exam shows that President Obama has a “mild Vitamin D deficiency”. According to the President’s Periodic Physical Exam in May 2014, President Obama's level of Vitamin D was 22.9 (ng/ml). A Vitamin D level of below 30 ng/ml is considered as “insufficient” by most standards except by the American Food and Nutrition Board. They believe

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Consumer Association in France Calling For Ban Of Sunbeds

Will France be the next country after Brazil and Australia to ban sunbeds? The campaign against use of sunbeds is intensifying and entering Europe. After the horrendous miscarriage of justice with a ban of indoor tanning in Australia (see this article) France seems to be the chosen country to spearhead the banning of sunbeds in Europe. The French “The Local”

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use of sunbeds can reduce risk of skin cancer

Regular use of sunbeds can reduce the risk of skin cancer.

Can you really reduce the risk of melanoma and non-melanoma skin cancers with the help of sunbeds? It sounds like an idea invented by the indoor tanning industry but is in reality a conclusion possible to draw after a couple of recent studies about sun-exposure and melanoma/non-melanoma skin cancers In a report, “Occupational sun exposure

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MANCHESTER UNITED stars have regular sunbed sessions

The Sun reports: MANCHESTER UNITED stars are having regular sunbed sessions at the club's training ground. But the Red Devils won't be coming out of them with a healthy glow – just plenty of vitamin D. The club's masseur, GARRY ARMER, said: “The tubes have been altered slightly, so it is purely for vitamin D.”

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Do You Know How to Tan?

Do you know how to tan?

Everything you have heard about when and how to tan is probably wrong and will do more harm than good to your skin.
A carefully cultivated (i.e. UVB-promted) tan is the best protection towards sunburn.
You can use a broad-spectrum sunscreen (maximum SPF 15) for your face (and for your body if you HAVE to be in sunlight long enough to risk getting sunburned.
Otherwise, it is much better to use a high quality indoor tanning lotion based on Aloe-Vera or Coconut milk (but without any immediate or delayed bronzers).

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They Should Warn Us Of Sunshine, Now They Tell Us Where We Can Find It

This is about an organization that was set up some ten years ago. Its purpose was to measure the, supposedly, thinning ozone-layer and issue alarm-reports about increasing levels of UV-radiation. The name of the organization is TEMIS, which stands for Tropospheric Emission Monitoring Internet Service (www.temis.nl). The main financial sponsor of TEMIS was the French cosmetic

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Just How Close Are The MEPs in MAC To A Large Cosmetic Manufacturer?

Are some European politicians in MAC (MEP’s Against Cancer) receiving money or perks from a producer of sun protection cosmetics in order to block cancer research on vitamin D? The mountain of research showing the health benefits of the original natural blood levels of vitamin D I humans is growing almost exponentially. However, the lack

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18 Year Limit for Indoor Tanning in Sweden (Post Updated!)

18 Year Limit for Indoor Tanning in Sweden (Post Updated!)

New Rules for Indoor Tanning in Sweden – Now Age limit 18 Years. UPDATE: From September 1, 2018, it is not allowed to let people under the age of 18 sunbathe in a cosmetic solarium in Sweden. This is stated in Chapter 7. 6 and 7 of the Radiation Protection Act (2018: 396). The provisions

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What Whales Can Teach Us About Tanning

Can whales really teach us something about tanning and anti-aging? Are you are like a blue whale or more like a sperm whale in your approach to suntanning? The different way that those two whale-species react to UV-exposure might help scientists to find new anti-aging remedies. It can also teach you the best approach to

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