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2009-02-11 06:45:00

NEW YORK, Feb. 11 /PRNewswire/ -- babyUV/kidsUV inc. has released its newest line of sunscreen products under the kidsUV brand name. "Color Me With kidsUV" is the slogan for their new all-natural sunscreen made in the USA.

2008-09-23 12:00:13

By ELIZABETH McMEEKIN This week: Vitamin D Scientist and writer Oliver Gillie has found that a lack of sunshine - and a lack of vitamin D as a result - contributes to Scotland's higher rates of diabetes, high blood pressure, cancer, cardiovascular disease and multiple sclerosis (MS).

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2008-09-18 14:10:00

Researchers in the US and the UK agreed on Thursday that the notion of a ‘safe’ tan is a thought of fiction.

2008-09-02 21:00:05

By Claudia Palma Staff Writer For optimal health and to reduce risks of cancer, diabetes and other health diseases, you don't need a high cost medical plan or prescriptions, just step outside.

2008-08-11 18:00:00

ACCORDING to Cancer Research UK, sunbeds are not a safe alternative to tanning outdoors as they also give out harmful UV rays that damage the DNA in our skin cells. Sunbeds are estimated to cause around 100 deaths from melanoma every year in the UK.

2008-08-07 12:01:26

CHICAGO, Aug. 7 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Since 1978, sunscreens have been regulated and labeled by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) on the basis of their SPF (Skin Protection Factor). On August 23, 2007, the FDA proposed new regulations for more informative labeling of sunscreens.

2008-08-04 00:00:11

By Tracie Cone The Associated Press FRESNO, Calif. - Just like people damage their skin in the sun, fruits and vegetables also can get nasty burns.

2008-07-25 09:01:18

SUN DAY SCHOOL No one wants to spend a sunny day indoors, but no one wants skin damage, either. Can you have your cake and eat it, too? It is possible, experts say - you just have to know your stuff (or in this case, your SPF).

2008-07-23 00:00:00

Medical professionals are concerned people might be avoiding sun exposure too much and risking vitamin D deficiency. A National Osteoporosis Society study shows three-quarters of people in the South West believe they should always apply sunscreen before going out in the sun.

2008-07-22 21:00:37

By Barbara Holden We all know a severe automobile accident, malnutrition, infectious disease, trauma and neglect can threaten the life of your child.


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bretelles
  • In dressmaking, straps running from the belt in front over the shoulders to the belt in the back, with more or less elaboration of trimming and outline. They usually broaden at the shoulder and narrow toward the waist.
The word 'bretelles' comes from a French word meaning 'braces'.