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2009-01-22 16:40:00

A leading expert said today that people with "seasonal affective disorder", or SAD, cannot be cured with tanning.  The condition, also known as "winter depression" or "winter blues" in its less severe form, is often treated with daily sessions of exposure to bright light. And while some reports have linked tanning to improvements in mood, real light therapy uses a completely differently type of light and works through the eyes, a Reuters report quoted Dr. Michael Terman as saying. Dr....

Word of the Day
  • A unit of saved energy.
Coined by Amory Lovins, chairman of the Rocky Mountain Institute as a contraction of negative watt on the model of similar compounds like megawatt.