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2014-05-23 23:02:43

The June 2014 issue of Health Magazine offers a primer on protecting your skin from the sun’s harmful UV rays. Dr. Simon Ourian of Epione Medical Corporation comments on the magazine’s suggestions for properly applying sunscreen to each body part. Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) May 23, 2014 According to the June 2014 issue of Health Magazine, as much as 90 percent of skin cancers, including deadly melanoma, can be traced directly to UV (Ultra Violet) exposure and that 20 percent of all...

2014-05-22 23:07:46

Children’s sun-protective clothing brand, Little Leaves, seeks to raise skin cancer awareness with the launch of a new website, advocating parents to be smart about sun exposure. Austin, TX (PRWEB) May 22, 2014 Little Leaves Clothing Company helps parents keep a sound mind when their children are playing outside with their line of sun-protective playwear. May is Skin Cancer Awareness Month and Little Leaves plans to raise awareness with the launch of their newly designed eCommerce...

2014-05-22 23:05:42

UV Disinfection Equipment Market: Global Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends and Forecast 2013 - 2019 - http://www.transparencymarketresearch.com/ultraviolet-disinfection-equipment.html Albany, New York (PRWEB) May 22, 2014 According to a new market report published by Transparency Market Research "UV Disinfection Equipment Market - Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends and Forecast, 2013 - 2019," the global UV disinfection equipment market was valued at USD...

2014-05-21 23:14:34

Man invents antioxidant focused chemical free sunscreen to help prevent the return of his non-melanoma skin cancer. (PRWEB) May 21, 2014 Peter Zahner was frustrated with reoccurring bouts with non-melanoma skin cancer on his face, like actor Hugh Jackman just admitted to suffering from. His continued irritations, despite the use of brand name traditional sunscreen, led him to research and develop a non-toxic chemical free sunscreen called MelanSol®, now in its fifth generation. What...

2014-05-21 23:04:42

UV Movie Viewership on TVs Surges 43 Percent Port Washington, New York (PRWEB) May 21, 2014 Well over half of the 16 million UltraViolet (UV) users in the U.S. are now viewing their content on a TV. TVs with an integrated Internet-connection and connected Blu-ray players are among the favored platforms for this activity, according to Wave 2 of The NPD Group’s exclusive UltraViolet report. The report found that as of February 2014, 61 percent of the U.S. UV user population has watched a...

2014-05-20 23:10:58

Pelican Water Launches a New UV System That Compliments Water Softeners and Filters In Response to Increased Boil Water Alerts and Bacteria in Well Water Supplies Deland, Florida (PRWEB) May 20, 2014 Pelican Water, the market leader in salt-free water softening systems, is pleased to announce the launch of a new UV disinfection system, in response to a spike in boil water alerts across the United States in 2014. A UV disinfection system is a highly desirable add-on to a Pelican Water...

2014-05-20 12:33:29

Nearly 30% Never Wear Shades, Leaving Eyes at Risk for Vision Damage ALEXANDRIA, Va., May 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Many Americans are unaware of the vision damage caused by prolonged exposure to the sun's ultraviolet (UV) rays, according to The Vision Council's 2014 Sun Protection Survey. Long and short-term eye damage can be prevented with the frequent use of UV-protective sunglasses, a habit that less than half of Americans are practicing. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140520/89384...

2014-05-20 12:33:11

Convenes Policymaker Event, Highlights New Research, Organizes Social Media Push WASHINGTON, May 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- In recognition that May is Skin Cancer Awareness Month, L'Oreal USA and the Public Access to SunScreens (PASS) Coalition sponsored a policy breakfast today focused on new innovations in sunscreen and legislation to establish a regulatory pathway for timely pre-market review of new, safe and effective over-the-counter sunscreen ingredients. The breakfast, which...

2014-05-20 12:28:12

COCOA BEACH, Fla., May 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Sun Bum, a sun care company that's developed a cult like following since it hit the beaches in 2010, today released a smart and sexy PSA (Public Service Announcement) titled "One Night Stand." With one in five Americans getting diagnosed with skin cancer this year, the message couldn't be more timely or more critical, but most PSA's and warnings aim to tap into consumer's fear. "For the most part, scare tactics don't really work on...

2014-05-20 12:25:08

AOA urges consumers to take a closer look when buying sunglasses this season ST. LOUIS, May 20, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- After much of the United States experienced an extended "polar vortex" this winter, summer can't come soon enough. As warm weather approaches, many Americans will gladly shed their winter coats for shorts, flip flops and, most importantly, sunglasses. While many will look for fashionable eyewear, the most critical factor to keep in mind is making sure sunglasses...


Latest Ultraviolet Reference Libraries

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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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Word of the Day
vermicular
  • Like a worm in form or movement; vermiform; tortuous or sinuous; also, writhing or wriggling.
  • Like the track or trace of a worm; appearing as if worm-eaten; vermiculate.
  • Marked with fine, close-set, wavy or tortuous lines of color; vermiculated.
  • A form of rusticated masonry which is so wrought as to appear thickly indented with worm-tracks.
This word ultimately comes from the Latin 'vermis,' worm.
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