Melanoma Day: It’s Scary… But Not In The Way You Might Think

Melanoma Day: It’s Scary… But Not In The Way You Might Think The melanoma awareness month (or week/day) has become a new sign of that summer is approaching. In Europe, the organisation behind the Melanoma Day is Euromelanoma, which describes itself as: “a pan-European campaign for skin cancer prevention that aims to give information to

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About Skinfinity – Tanning Help From The Inside

Skinfinity Containing only natural ingredients, Skinfinity capsules are designed to help build up a deep, long-lasting tan, whilst simultaneously protecting the skin against UV-induced aging. Background Ultraviolet light, from the Sun or a sunbed, can be good for us – for example, it makes vitamin D, essential for strong bones. Additionally, ‘feeling good about our

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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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Your Question About Tanning

Your question about tanning – and how to get the best answer Have a question about tanning? In that case I will personally answer any question you might have about how to tan correctly. You can put your question about tanning to me either as a public comment to any post or in a private

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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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Vitamin D deficiency?

Vitamin D deficiency – how fast? [gplus count=”true” size=”Medium” ] Been on a sunny vacation? Got a nice tan? Think you are above the level for Vitamin D deficiency? Yes, maybe you are, IF you tanned like described in my previous post “Do you know how to tan?”. Unfortunately most people still adhere to the

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Tanning Blogs

Tanning blogs – how to find the best. [UPDATED] I don't know how I managed to miss one of the absolute best blogs about tanning. Anyhow here is an update to the post about tanning blogs which now includes SunIsLife.com. The author of SunIsLife.com is Joe Shuster, one of the real veterans and educators within the

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Bottled Sunlight Soon A Reality

Compressed sunlight in a bottle. It sounds like science fiction but soon it will be possible to bring the equatorial sunlight to any part of the world. A new and revolutionary invention by a small company in Iceland will make it possible to collect, compress and store sunlight on tubes similar to the UV-tanning lamps

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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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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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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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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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Will the inventor of tanning lamps get the Nobel Prize

Inventor of the Tanning Lamp Nominated for the Nobel Prize

Breaking news – leaked information from the Nobel Prize Committee – the inventor of the Tanning Lamp is among the nominees for 2015 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine. The information comes from an anonymous source with inside access to the Nobel Committee in Stockholm. According to the source, a relative to the 1903 winner

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