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MORE GOOD NEWS ABOUT VITAMIN D

A recent press release form the University of California-San Diego report shows even more positive findings about Vitamin D and the benefits associated with the prevention of breast cancer. “Vitamin D metabolites increase communication between cells by switching on a protein that blocks aggressive cell division,” said Cedric F. Garland, DrPH. “As long as vitamin

DREAMS OF BEACHES IN THE SPRING

It’s that time of year when the desire hits us to head to the coast and get a start on a good suntan. Nearly all lovers of the coast probably have a favorite beach that they have visited, probably more than once. While there are many world renown beaches, there are also many more fabulous

BE KIND TO YOUR SKIN

A layer of your skin is about as thin as an onion skin. The life of a layer of skin is about four to twenty one days.   How you treat the surface layer of the skin determines the life span. When your skin is exposed to UV rays, either from the sun or tanning

SUNSHINE AND VITAMIN D

This past May was the second annual Natural Breast Cancer Prevention Month. The focus of the campaign is to raise awareness of healthy lifestyles that help to prevent development of breast cancer through diet, exercise and exposure to sunshine. Fundraisers  were also  held to raise funds in support of the Breast Cancer Natural Prevention Foundation 

SUNSCREENS & SKIN CANCER

A recent article posted on slate.com by Melinda Moyer shines a light on how confusing buying and using sunscreens can now be. The FDA recently rolled out new labeling rules to manufacturers and the decision making has only gotten more complex. That along with reports from the Environmental Working Group (EWG) and even Dr. Oz

UV Rays and Skin Cancer

As reported in the May 31, 2013 edition of USA Today, this year’s four day meeting of the American Society of Clinical Oncology in Chicago will center stage skin cancer; specifically melanoma.  Studies presented on melanoma will number 288 versus  62 just a decade ago. Since 2011 only four new  melanoma specific cancer drugs have

As Long As Your Skin Stays On

Regardless of the lotion you use for tanning or the spray you have applied, it will produce results on the top layer of your skin.  The top layer of healthy skin sloughs off every 15 to 21 days.  Unhealthy skin like that which has been overexposed to UV rays, will slough off much faster at

Vitamin D…Why and How

Scientists have now mapped the exact points where Vitamin D interacts with more than 200 genes, unlocking more of the mechanism by which natural levels of ‘The Sunshine Vitamin’ are related to overall health, according to a study published this week in the medical journal Genome Research. “Scientists have mapped the points at which vitamin

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