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2011-03-01 15:25:00

NASHVILLE, Tenn., March 1, 2011/PRNewswire/ -- By this time of year, many adults are eager to lie on the beach and read a book while the kids swim in the pool and build sandcastles on the beach. These spring break activities are fun, but they can also be harmful if the necessary precautions aren't taken. "Many people are aware of the risks of the sun's ultraviolet radiation on the skin, but often, they do not realize the dangerous effects on the eyes," said Dr. Mark Lynn, owner and/or...

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2011-02-28 11:25:00

The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) is seeking to ban teens from tanning salons in hopes of reducing their risk of skin cancer, AP reports. Regulations by more than 30 states of indoor tanning by minors are currently in place with some refusing children younger than 14 into the tanning booths or requiring parental permission. Illinois and New York are among states considering bills barring anyone under 18 from indoor tanning. AAP joins the World Health Organization (WHO), the American...

2011-02-28 08:10:00

CONCORD, Mass., Feb. 28, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- What do Kelli Pedroia (wife of Red Sox star Dustin Pedroia), Lesley Green (a junior at Northeastern University), and Ariana Lefebvre (a senior at Lincoln High School in Rhode Island) all have in common? They are all passionate advocates for the Melanoma Foundation of New England's program to keep students out of tanning beds. "The statistics are pretty scary," says Pedroia, the Foundation's official spokesperson for Your Skin Is In,...

2011-02-27 00:01:40

Tans are caused by harmful ultraviolet (UV) radiation from the sun or tanning lamps, and if you've had one, you've sustained skin cell damage. Middleburg, VA (PRWEB) February 25, 2011 With Spring Break approaching, The Less Cancer Campaign wishes to remind sun worshippers of some of the dangers of tanning. The Skin Cancer Foundation tells us that a tan, whether you get it on the beach, in a bed, or through incidental exposure, is bad news any way you acquire it. Tans are caused by harmful...

2011-02-04 08:00:00

Dermatologists warn spring breakers, young people to practice proper sun protection to reduce risk of future skin cancers NEW ORLEANS, Feb. 4, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- For many young adults, the serious health consequences of tanning have been shown to have little impact on their behavior when it comes to sun exposure. But with spring break around the corner, dermatologists are urging people -- particularly young adults -- to practice proper sun protection and understand the...

2011-01-19 10:35:00

No Safe Threshold for Sun or Indoor Tanning Exposure SCHAUMBURG, Ill., Jan. 19, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American Academy of Dermatology (Academy) has updated its position statement on vitamin D based on the results of a review of the increasing body of scientific literature on this vitamin and its importance for optimal health recently conducted by the National Academy of Sciences Institute of Medicine (IOM). The Academy continues to recommend that the public obtain vitamin D...

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2010-12-22 06:15:00

Americans are either ignoring or are unaware of the dangers of indoor tanning, according to a new survey released Tuesday by researchers at the University of Minnesota. The survey found that 18 percent of women and more than 6 percent of men saying they had tanned indoors at least once during the previous year.  However, when asked, just 13.3 percent of women and 4.2 percent of men said avoiding tanning beds were among the ways to reduce skin cancer risk.  Furthermore, only 5.8 of...

2010-12-15 00:00:43

Palm Beach Tan, Inc., the nation's largest chain of tanning salons, was named the 13th fastest growing private company in Dallas. The Top 100 awards are presented annually by the Cox Caruth Institute for Entrepreneurship at Southern Methodist University. The SMU School of Business honors the fastest growing privately held companies in the Dallas area each year. President and COO of Palm Beach Tan Inc., Diane Lucas said she was honored and excited to be recognized again in the Dallas Top...

2010-12-04 00:00:43

Now Through December 22nd, 2010 Hamptons Tannings offers East End residents an at home premium sunless tanning experience for only $50! Offer valid for residents of Southampton, Bridgehampton, East Hampton, Amagansett & Sag Harbor. East Hampton, NY (PRWEB) December 2, 2010 Just in time for holiday parties and warm weather getaways, Hamptons Tanning is offering residents of the East End in home spray tanning for only $50. Hamptons Tanning offers the East End a premium sunless tanning...

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...


Word of the Day
siliqua
  • A Roman unit of weight, 1⁄1728 of a pound.
  • A weight of four grains used in weighing gold and precious stones; a carat.
  • In anatomy, a formation suggesting a husk or pod.
  • The lowest unit in the Roman coinage, the twenty-fourth part of a solidus.
  • A coin of base silver of the Gothic and Lombard kings of Italy.
'Siliqua' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a pod.'
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