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Biological Effects of Sunlight

Paper Review: Biological Effects of Sunlight, Ultraviolet Radiation, Visible Light, Infrared Radiation and Vitamin D for Health Michael F. Holick, PhD, MD Boston University Medical Center Anticancer Research March 2016 Read Paper History of...

UV Index

What is UV Index?

The ultraviolet index or UV index is a measurement of the strength of the sun’s ultraviolet rays. It is 0 in the dark of night and 10-11 in the middle of a summer day...

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Skin Type Matters

Does your skin type determine how much sun is healthy for you? Is sun exposure individualized? Yes! Sun exposure is very individualized. In order to get sensible sun exposure you need to take into...

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Health Benefits of Sun

Could the sun be good for your heart? While sunlight IS the key factor to skin cancer, the chance of death by heart disease is far more likely than the chance of death from...

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What Amount of Sun Is Right for You?

Sunshine is important for your health, but before you get sun rays you need to assess your current situation. We want to get sunshine and all its beneficial aspects, but we don’t want to...

Harness the Sun: Duration

May 25, 2016 Sunshine is important for your health, but before you get sun rays you need to assess your current situation. We want to get sunshine and all its beneficial aspects, but we...

Harness the Sun: UV Strength

May 18, 2016 The ultraviolet index or UV index is a measurement of the strength of the sun’s ultraviolet rays. It is 0 in the dark of night and 10-11 in the middle of...