Tanning News Snippets

Posted by Chad Melius on Monday 11 August 2014

Some positive news about tanning this month: it provides natural vitamin D, which is good for us. And also some negative news: the surgeon general issues “A Call to Action to Prevent Skin Cancer”, but in an interview he cast some doubt about the report’s conclusions!

Please let us know what you think about these articles.

sunshine - the best medicine

The Tanning Shop has long championed the health benefits of responsible levels of UV exposure and reported on the ever-increasing catalogue of research material that supports this. The Times has today published a report detailing research at The University of Exeter by an international team of experts into the positive effects of UV light in reducing the risk of Dementia…

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Recently, a study in the Journal of Internal Medicine suggested that women who avoid sun exposure are twice as likely to die as compared to those who receive sun exposure. As the authors emphasized, it is not possible to distinguish the consequences of unhealthy lifestyle and of avoidance of sun exposure. Furthermore, the study had no data on vitamin D supplementation or vitamin D levels…

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skin lotions

Have you fallen into the habit of storing your lotions for summer like a squirrel storing nuts for the winter? Or perhaps you’re more like me, and halfway through your bottle of lotion, you get bored with it and need a change. Maybe you’re a pro at tanning and know how beneficial it can be to switch up your lotions. No matter what your reason is for hoarding tanning lotions, it’s good to know how long your favorite lotions are OK to use…

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The U.S. Acting Surgeon General on Tuesday issued “A Call to Action to Prevent Skin Cancer” — a 112-page report that specifically targets reducing sunbed usage as one of its action points. The American Academy of Dermatology Association has been lobbying the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the U.S. Surgeon General’s office for more than five years to encourage the Surgeon General to issue a report on indoor tanning…

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U.S. Acting Surgeon General Boris Lushniak — a dermatologist whose first action as acting surgeon general was the creation of a report vilifying UV exposure — admitted Tuesday that UV exposure may not be what’s driving an increase in reported skin cancer incidence. The Washington Post, in an exclusive interview Tuesday, asked Lushniak why the report singles out UV exposure…

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