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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

Sunscreen

A new book written by a licensed clinical scientist is slamming the chemical sunscreen industry for producing a product the author calls a “biohazard” that is more harmful than the sunlight it seeks to block. “We have been told the sun is harmful and we need to protect our skin from its rays,” Dr. Elizabeth

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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