Monthly Archives: June 2012

National Sunglasses Day – 3 Tips for choosing the right sunglasses

UV radiation from both natural sunlight & artificial UV rays, like tanning beds, can damage the eye, affecting the cornea and lens. Long-term exposure to UV radiation can lead to cataracts & skin cancer around the eyelids. Always avoid looking … Continue reading

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Carbon emissions from human activity are changing the Earth’s climate

WooHoo summer is here! It’s time to pack up your sand toys and swimsuits and head out to the beach.  However two serious issues are causing havoc with the world’s oceans; This summer take a moment to learn more about … Continue reading

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Summer Solstice- It’s the longest Day of the Year

Today is the Summer Solstice which officially kicks off the beginning of summer! The summer solstice also marks the longest day of the year, at least in the Northern Hemisphere. The amount of daylight only goes down from here….for the … Continue reading

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Sun Protection on Your Plate – National Fresh Fruit and Vegetables Month

To reduce the risk of sun damage pay attention to what you put in your body, as well as what you use on the outside. Whilst Broccoli isn’t a substitute for sunscreen, the protection you get won’t wash off in … Continue reading

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June 12th is Red Rose Day

Red Rose Day Red Rose Day dedicated to America’s favorite flower…..the red rose. Did you know each rose color sends a different meaning? A red rose signifies love. In June this is particularly appropriate, as June is by far the most … Continue reading

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World Ocean Day – Plastic Pollution – Reuse, Reduce, Recycle

June 8th is World Oceans Day, the UN-designated day for the global community to celebrate and take action for our shared ocean. One of the greatest threats to the ocean is also one of the most insidious because chances are it’s … Continue reading

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Shocking picture looks photo-shopped…but it’s NOT! Trucker’s Face Shows Damaging Effects Of Sun

After 28 years on the road veteran trucker Bill McElligott’s face shows the staggering effects of prolonged exposure to the sun. While the right side of his face looks his age (69), the left side is wrinkled and sagging from … Continue reading

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