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10 US States “Ban the Tan” – Will more follow with new FDA warning label?

In July, Hawaii became the 10th state to completely ban indoor tanning for minors, along with California, Texas Illinois, Nevada, Louisiana, Minnesota, Oregon, Vermont, and Washington. “Earlier exposure to indoor tanning is associated with a greater risk for developing basal … Continue reading

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‘Ginger Gene’ Discovered!

We are often spotted on holiday cowering underneath paddling-pool sized sun hats having turned ourselves Marcelle Marceau white under layers of suncream. But we flame haired folks can trace our  heritage back to the first intrepid explorers that traveled  from … Continue reading

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Which Are The Best Fish For Vitamin D?

Although the days are getting longer, for many it will still be several weeks until their arms and legs will finally be unwrapped from winter woollies.  covering up through the long winter months makes getting sufficient sun exposure, needed for … Continue reading

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