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2013-05-19 23:00:40

On 6 May 2013, Platypus Australia observed ℠Melanoma Monday´ and began their mission of making May, the official Skin Cancer Awareness Month, known to families. The children´s sun protection swimwear company urges parents to learn how to protect their kids from the ill effects of prolonged sun exposure. Sydney, NSW (PRWEB) May 20, 2013 May is officially known as Skin Cancer Awareness Month in the USA. Although located down under, Platypus Australia, the country's forerunner...

2013-05-16 23:25:50

Joint Canadian Tanning Association (JCTA): Dermatology group's research promotes a balanced message about UV exposure. Dr Richard Weller presented his research just last week on how Ultraviolet (UV) light from sunlamps can help lower blood pressure. Kelowna, BC (PRWEB) May 16, 2013 Sunlamp exposure lowered blood pressure in a University of Edinburgh study lead by dermatologist Dr. Richard Weller. When volunteers were exposed to ultraviolet light a compound called nitric oxide is released in...

2013-05-15 23:26:28

Foundation Founder Sharon Kleyne Welcomes Legislative Action to Prevent Skin Cancer. Grants Pass, OR (PRWEB) May 15, 2013 Sharon Kleyne, Founder of the Save-a-Child´s Life Foundation to combat pediatric melanoma, today praised the Oregon Legislature for their recent banning of children under 18 from using tanning salons. Kleyne noted that UVA and UVB radiation (ultraviolet light), believed to be the primary cause of melanoma, is the main tanning agent in most tanning beds. Melanoma is...

Sunlight Lowers Blood Pressure
2013-05-08 10:29:13

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Now that the days are getting longer and longer across North America, there´s no excuse for not going outside and getting a little sun. According to a new study by researchers from the University of Edinburgh, exposing the skin to sunlight can lower blood pressure, effectively reducing the risk of stroke, heart attack and cardiovascular disease. The researchers said the blood pressure benefits of getting moderate sunlight most...

Word of the Day
  • The hard inner (usually woody) layer of the pericarp of some fruits (as peaches or plums or cherries or olives) that contains the seed.
This word comes from the Greek 'endon,' in, within, plus the Greek 'karpos', fruit.