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2014-12-16 16:26:26

GrassrootsHealth asked some of the world's leading experts to answer questions about "The Sunshine Vitamin" and other benefits of UV light. ENCINITAS, Calif., Dec.

2014-07-01 09:53:38

The popular idea that Northern Europeans developed light skin to absorb more UV light so they could make more vitamin D – vital for healthy bones and immune function – is questioned by UC San Francisco researchers.

2013-07-19 23:20:40

Deb Group, a leader in workplace skin safety reports that employees who work outdoors during daytime hours are at higher risk of skin cancer.


Word of the Day
pawl
  • A pivoted catch designed to fall into a notch on a ratchet wheel so as to allow movement in only one direction (e.g. on a windlass or in a clock mechanism), or alternatively to move the wheel in one direction.
The word 'pawl' probably comes from a Latin word meaning 'stake'.
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