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6 Ways to Protect Yourself from UV Dangers

It’s getting to be that time of year when we’re all spending more time outside—which leaves us with a new issue to think about, sun exposure. In the attached picture, I wanted to show you the “fishing look” that I have been sporting since I had dermatology procedures on my face in…

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Indoor Tanning is Risky Business

…skin. Or maybe you like them for the “light therapy” they provide during months when days are short. Well, before you expose yourself to those UV lights, you may want to know the health risks you are taking. As sun phobic whose exposure-avoidance didn’t totally prevent the familial tendency to…

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Is Your Sunscreen Causing Skin Cancer?

The last time I blogged about the dangers of UV rays was in April, with 6 Ways to Protect Yourself from UV Dangers. Within minutes of when my blog posted, many of you expressed concern and surprise at my advice since sun exposure is necessary for vitamin D production. My answer was that you only need…

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Protect Your Eyes

…I was taking antioxidants to help prevent oxidative stress. If you are outdoors often and exposed to the sun and UV rays, be sure to always wear sunglasses, ideally a pair that absorb UV light. This is especially important when you're exposed to reflected light from snow or water. In addition to protective…

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Important News About Winter, Sunscreens and Your Health

…skin and body. For longer periods spent in the sun, I recommend covering up. While skiing or on fishing trips, I use a sun mask that blocks 95% of UV radiation. Now, it’s your turn: How do protect yourself from the sun? You May Also Be Interested In: * The Heart Health/Skin Health Connection * Protect…

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The Health Risks of Vitamin D Deficiency

…contain many suspect and potentially carcinogenic ingredients. If you feel the need to protect your face, just wear a wide-brimmed hat or a special UV sun mask. Now it’s your turn: How do you get your vitamin D? You May Also Be Interested In: * Important News About Winter, Sunscreens, and Your Health…

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