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2013-09-15 23:00:34

Earlier in September, The Melanoma Institute Australia commenced their annual campaign to raise the public’s awareness about how to protect against melanoma. Beachwear retailer Swimwear Galore is supporting the cause by recommending cover up swimwear to their customers. Melbourne, VIC (PRWEB) September 16, 2013 Every year a campaign is launched by The Melanoma Institute Australia to increase public awareness about the dangers of skin cancer through sun exposure. The cause was initiated...

2013-09-03 23:01:06

Melasma is a common skin condition that is characterized by patchy brown or gray-brownish discoloration on the face or other areas of the body that are exposed to a lot of sun. If you are experiencing symptoms of melasma from this past summer or would like to find out more about this skin condition, treatment and prevention, contact Downtown Dermatology at http://columbusdowntownderm.com/. Columbus, OH (PRWEB) September 03, 2013 Melasma is a common skin condition that is characterized by...

2013-08-30 23:26:10

Sun tanning has been made healthier and safer than ever with the introduction of iTanSmart®, a powerful yet easy to use app that helps prevents sunburns, taking the guesswork out of sun exposure. Fort Myers, FL (PRWEB) August 30, 2013 iTanSmart is a new app made for Apple iPhones and iPods that helps take the guesswork out of sun tanning by alerting the user when to get out of the sun before getting burned. iTanSmart also educates the user about UVB rays, sun protection factor (SPF),...

Whales Get Sunburned
2013-08-30 12:07:41

[ Watch the Video: Whales Can Get A Tan Like Humans ] Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online If you spent the whole day swimming in the ocean you might expect to get a tan, and a new study has found that whales also experience an increase in skin pigment as a result of exposure to the sun’s rays. The same study also found that the skin of blue, sperm and fin whales can suffer genetic damage due to UV ray exposure – just like humans. According to a recently published...

2013-08-28 23:23:47

It just doesn’t make sense to use sunscreens daily, according to the Joint Canadian Tanning Association (JCTA). Chemical sunscreen is an important product for outdoor sun care and sunburn prevention, but using chemical sunscreen appropriately is equally as important. Kelowna, BC (PRWEB) August 28, 2013 Would you use cough syrup daily to help you stay healthy? Of course you wouldn’t. So, why are people encouraged to use sunscreen every day, rain or shine, summer or winter, no matter...

2013-08-18 23:00:39

Babyworld, a popular online resource for UK parents, recently reviewed Platypus Australia’s 2013 summer range. Members have since given 5-star recommendations of the UV-protective infant swimsuits and children’s beachwear. Sydney, NSW (PRWEB) August 19, 2013 Having an excellent reputation amongst parents around the globe for their sun safe swimwear line for children, Platypus Australia just received more accolades for their 2013 summer collection. Babyworld, a helpful online resource...

2013-08-15 23:00:53

Paula’s Choice LLC, is proud to announce that several of its sun protection products have earned The Skin Cancer Foundation’s Seal of Recommendation. Seattle, WA (PRWEB) August 15, 2013 Internationally-renowned cosmetics company Paula’s Choice LLC, is proud to announce that several of its sun protection products have earned The Skin Cancer Foundation’s Seal of Recommendation. To earn the Seal of Recommendation, a manufacturer must provide scientific data showing that its product...

Sunburn Pain May One Day Be A Thing Of The Past
2013-08-06 05:55:59

Susan Bowen for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online According to new research, we could have a future free of sunburn pain. A new study shows how we have a molecule in our epidermis that creates our bodies' reaction to sun exposure. The molecule is called TRPV4, and by blocking this molecule, researchers were able to protect skin from the pain of sunburn. The study was published in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences. It might also be helpful in mitigating other types of...


Word of the Day
sough
  • A murmuring sound; a rushing or whistling sound, like that of the wind; a deep sigh.
  • A gentle breeze; a waft; a breath.
  • Any rumor that engages general attention.
  • A cant or whining mode of speaking, especially in preaching or praying; the chant or recitative characteristic of the old Presbyterians in Scotland.
  • To make a rushing, whistling, or sighing sound; emit a hollow murmur; murmur or sigh like the wind.
  • To breathe in or as in sleep.
  • To utter in a whining or monotonous tone.
According to the OED, from the 16th century, this word is 'almost exclusively Scots and northern dialect until adopted in general literary use in the 19th.'
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