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Surgeon General Issues First Ever Warning About Tanning And

Surgeon General Issues First Ever Warning About Tanning And Skin Cancer

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online The US Surgeon General has issued a new warning against skin cancer, claiming that even though the condition is preventable in most cases, it is believed to have affected more Americans...

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2014-07-30 23:13:51

According to Drs. Joshua Fox and Francis DiSpaltro with Advanced Dermatology, PC, the vast majority of skin cancers are caused by exposure to the sun and the most dangerous form of skin cancer, has been increasing for thirty years. We can't prevent all sun exposure but there are simple steps we can take to minimize the risk. Roslyn, NY (PRWEB) July 30, 2014 Skin cancer is the most common form of cancer in the United States. Yet despite the well-documented and well-publicized...

2014-07-29 23:16:17

Dr. Jason Wendel – recipient of a Regional Top Doctor Award for Plastic Surgery, and named one of the Top 10 Plastic Surgeon Specialists for Nashville, TN – has released a new line of skin care products. His complete line includes a Hydration Booster, Retexturing Night Crème, and Anti-aging C Complex, all designed to give the face and skin a younger, more radiant appearance while protecting them from the sun’s harmful UV rays. (PRWEB) July 29, 2014 Dr. Jason Wendel –...

2014-07-29 23:13:26

From now until August 16th, 2014, UV Technologies is offering a palm tree-shaped keychain/bottle opener to the next 200 people to download and write an honest review in iTunes of the iTanSmart suntan app. President of UV Technologies and creator of the app, Kevin McGuire, has implemented the promotion as a means for gaining valuable app-user feedback and expressing customer appreciation. Fort Myers, FL (PRWEB) July 29, 2014 Summer is a time to enjoy the outdoors and ample sunshine. With...

2014-07-29 16:28:18

WASHINGTON, July 29, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American Suntanning Association (ASA) - the nation's largest association of professional suntanning facilities - today issued the following statement about the U.S. Acting Surgeon General's Call to Action to Prevent Skin Cancer: The ASA is committed to promoting responsible UV exposure, both indoor and outdoor, for the millions of Americans who enjoy tanning every year. The Acting Surgeon General is trivializing an important...

2014-07-29 12:31:27

JON FAVREAU DIRECTS AND STARS IN A DELICIOUS COMEDY FEATURING SCARLETT JOHANSSON, ROBERT DOWNEY JR., JOHN LEGUIZAMO, SOFIA VERGARA, OLIVER PLATT AND TWO-TIME OSCAR®-WINNER DUSTIN HOFFMAN UNIVERSAL CITY, Calif., July 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- A disenchanted master chef reclaims his love for cooking and his family during a rollicking road trip through some of America's most mouthwatering food destinations in Chef, coming to Blu-ray((TM)) Combo Pack, DVD, and Digital HD with UltraViolet((TM)) on...

2014-07-28 23:06:38

The efficiency of the ETS-UV system makes it ideal for water reuse applications. Coventry, RI (PRWEB) July 28, 2014 Neptune Benson has announced that its closed vessel ETS-UV system has received conditional acceptance from the California State Water Resources Control Board. The unit approved is an 800-watt, low pressure, high output, closed vessel UV system designed for high level reuse water disinfection. The family of ETS-UV systems was rigorously third party tested at a wastewater...

2014-07-28 20:22:45

LONDON, July 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report: Global Polyamide Market 2014-2018 https://www.reportbuyer.com/product/2255154/Global-Polyamide-Market-2014-2018.html About PolyamidesPolyamides are polymers that can be used to structurally and characteristically replace metals, wood, glass or ceramics in various applications. Polyamide has unique thermal, mechanical, electrical, and acoustic properties, which makes it a versatile product....

2014-07-28 12:23:57

WASHINGTON, July 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The 2014 International Ultraviolet Association (IUVA) Americas Regional Conference, which will be held Oct. 26-28, 2014, in White Plains, N.Y., will host leading experts in the field of ultraviolet technology. Included among the conference leadership will be Marvin R. DeVries, CEO, Trojan Technologies, Inc., and Paul V. Rush Deputy Commissioner, New York City Department of Environmental Protection, Bureau of Water Supply. The Americans...

2014-07-25 23:08:13

Kit Eaton of the New York Times reviewed three sun apps, all of which measure users’ time in the sun to protect them against overexposure to harmful UV rays. Of the three apps, only iTanSmart got a ‘big thumbs up’ for its straightforwardness and emphasis on sun safety. Fort Myers, FL (PRWEB) July 25, 2014 iTanSmart is a patented iOS suntan app for Apple iPhones, iPods, and iPads. The app provides a tailored approach to eliminating the guesswork from sun exposure, preventing painful...

2014-07-24 08:34:30

TRU-D SmartUVC adds sophisticated technology to traditional disinfection protocols MEMPHIS, Tenn., July 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- In any given hospital in the country at any given time, one in 25 patients has at least one hospital-acquired infection, according to the Centers of Disease Control and Prevention. What's more, many of these infections prove fatal. And as increased surveillance has shown that HAIs are causing an alarming number of patient deaths per year, infection control...


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2010-11-15 19:37:34

Sunglasses are protective eyewear designed to shield the eyes from damaging or discomforting sunlight and high-energy light. They can also work as a visual aid. The ultraviolet radiation from the sun can cause several serious eye problems and many healthcare professionals recommend eye protection. However, since the 1940s sunglasses have been associated with celebrities more so than eye protection. James Ayscough experimented with tinted lenses in the mid-18th century although they were...

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2010-10-27 21:50:51

Photographic film is a sheet of plastic coated with an emulsion containing light-sensitive silver halide salts that when exposed to light it forms a visible image. Through film developing, a chemical process applied to the film, a visible image is created. To create black and white photos there is only one layer of silver salts on the film and when exposed to light the silver salts block light and appear as the black part of the film. Color film uses three layers of salts and dyes in...

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2004-10-19 04:45:43

UV Astronomy -- UV astronomy is the branch of astronomy and astrophysics which deals with objects visible in ultraviolet (UV) radiation. UV radiation ranges approximatively from 10nm (extreme UV) to 380nm (near UV). Ultraviolet line spectrum measurements are used to discern the chemical composition, densities, and temperatures of interstellar medium, and the temperature and composition of hot young stars. UV observations can also provide essential information about the evolution of...

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2004-10-19 04:45:41

Electromagnetic Spectrum -- The electromagnetic spectrum describes the various types of electromagnetic radiation based on their wavelengths. Radio, representing wavelengths from a few feet to well over a mile, is at one end of the spectrum. Gamma ray radiation is at the other end: the wavelength of the harder types is so short, in the subatomic range, that we do not have instruments capable of directly measuring it. While the above classification scheme is generally accurate, in...

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