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2010-10-25 00:00:00

Infinity Sun Experts to Share Revolutionary Business Ideas at the Smart Tan Indoor Tanning Expo Beverly Hills, CA (PRWEB) October 21, 2010 In today's world of ever-increasing choice, the savvy consumer favors environments that will serve all their tanning needs in one place. Whether the consumer is a devout UV tanner, self-proclaimed sunless tanner (booth or airbrush) or a dabbler in both UV and sunless methods, the one thing they have in common is the desire to achieve a healthy and glowing...

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2010-09-21 13:31:14

Government funded researchers have found that they can get women to cut back on sunbathing by getting them to use tanning lotion instead. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), most of the skin cancers diagnosed every year in the U.S. are sun-related.  Melanoma, which is the most deadly kind, kills about 8,700 people every year. U.S. researchers tested whether offering sunbathing women free samples of tanning lotion and sunscreen could heighten awareness of...

2010-09-20 23:14:50

About one in ten U.S. adolescents uses sunless tanning products, and an intervention promoting these products as an alternative to regular tanning may reduce sunbathing and sunburns among adult women, according to two reports in the September issue of Archives of Dermatology, one of the JAMA/Archives journals. Ultraviolet radiation exposure was recently upgraded to the highest cancer risk category and is the most common avoidable cause of skin cancer, according to background information in...

2010-06-28 15:00:00

FAIRFIELD, Calif., June 28 /PRNewswire/ -- After working for 30 years as a merchandise manager for a major retail store, Stella Halsted wanted a change of scenery. She learned that a local indoor tanning salon was up for sale and looked into the indoor tanning industry. "I found that owners were successful, people were positive and everyone was committed to customer service," Halsted said. "The fact that the salon was only five minutes from my home helped me make my decision as well."...

2010-04-26 10:10:00

AKRON, Ohio, April 26 /PRNewswire/ -- Bridget Linton is used to the spotlight. Her passion for Irish dancing has landed her on stages throughout the U.S., Ireland and Scotland. A high school cheerleader and homecoming queen, today she's a freshman member of the dance team at the University of Akron while pursuing a major in broadcast journalism. She's also Miss Ohio Teen USA 2010. Crowned last October, Linton tours her state as a goodwill ambassador, making appearances at schools, guest...

2009-08-18 09:19:00

Proposed law would regulate teens' right to tan more rigidly than their right to marry, drive a car, and join the military WASHINGTON, Aug. 18 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today the Indoor Tanning Association (ITA) denounced Introduced Resolution 1714, which would ban Suffolk teens under the age of 18 from using a sun-bed. John Overstreet, executive director of the ITA issued the following statement regarding the bill: It is inconsistent and illogical for a teen in Suffolk to be banned...

2009-04-16 07:09:00

JIASHAN, China, April 16 /PRNewswire-Asia-FirstCall/ -- ReneSola Ltd ("ReneSola" or the "Company"), a leading global manufacturer of solar wafers, today announced the appointment of Mr. TAN Wee Seng to its board as an independent director. Mr. Tan replaces Mr. Robert Naii Lee, an independent director since July 2008, who stepped down from the board due to personal reasons. Both changes are with immediate effect. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20080506/CNTU030 ) "We...

2009-04-14 11:23:00

MILLERSVILLE, Md., April 14 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- All it takes is "a big chunk of change" to make Jen Ross smile. This Travel Advantage Network employee spearheaded the effort to raise more than $1,000 for Custom Hearts, a Washington D.C.-based charity that supports families of children with congenital heart defects or heart disease. "Now that we have a big chunk of change in our checking account, we can start to do things that we've wanted to do for a year and a half," Ross says. The...

2009-01-22 11:23:00

MILLERSVILLE, Md., Jan. 22 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Travel Advantage Network, one of the nation's fastest-growing travel programs, has focused its fund-raising efforts on Susan G. Komen for the Cure, the global leader of the breast cancer movement. Through a raffle, breast cancer pin sales and a Jeans Day, where employees purchase the opportunity to wear jeans to work for one day, TAN employees raised $729 for Susan G. Komen for the Cure, the world's largest grassroots network of breast...

2008-12-10 13:14:38

State laws limiting indoor tanning for minors have had little impact despite the skin cancer risks, U.S. researchers said. Vilma Cokkinides of of the American Cancer Society in Atlanta and colleagues conducted two population-based telephone surveys, one in 1998, and an identical survey in 2004. They surveyed U.S. teens ages 11-18 and their parents or guardians. Participants were asked whether they had used an indoor tanning booth or sunlamp in the past year and the number of times it had...


Word of the Day
caparison
  • A cloth or covering, more or less ornamented, laid over the saddle or furniture of a horse, especially of a sumpter-horse or horse of state.
  • Clothing, especially sumptuous clothing; equipment; outfit.
  • To cover with a caparison, as a horse.
  • To dress sumptuously; adorn with rich dress.
This word ultimately comes from the Medieval Latin 'cappa,' cloak.
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