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Teenagers, Ultraviolet Light Damage and Skin Cancer, NJ by DrEmilyAltman Posted Sun 24 Apr 2011 12:13pm Spring is here, days are getting longer, and once again it’s time to talk about sun exposure and skin cancer. There is a strong link between exposure to ultraviolet light from sun exposure or indoor tanning equipment and the risk of developing a skin cancer, such as basal cell carcinoma, squamous cell carcinoma, or the most dangerous skin cance ... Read on »
Tanning Beds, Ultraviolet Light Damage and Skin Cancer, NJ by DrEmilyAltman Posted Mon 02 Apr 2012 8:13am Spring is here, days are getting longer, and once again it’s time to talk about sun exposure and skin cancer. There is a strong link between exposure to ultraviolet light from sun exposure or indoor tanning equipment and the risk of developing a skin cancer, such as basal cell carcinoma, squamous cell carcinoma, or the most dangerous skin cance ... Read on »
Could Minimal Exposure To Ultraviolet Light Reduce Blood Pressure Enough To Lower Cardiovascular fatalities by Len S. Patient Expert Posted Sat 26 Apr 2014 3:00am Although over exposure to sunlight is one of the leading causes of skin cancer Chemist Direct reviews the benefits of daily sunbathing on blood pressure and circulation. In England alone there are almost 16 million annually reported cases of high blood pressure which if left untreated can cause heart attacks and stroke along with chronic ... Read on »
Using Ultraviolet (UV) Light to Improve Indoor Air Quality by Modern Alchemy Posted Mon 27 Apr 2009 10:17am http://www.modernalchemyair.com/technology/ultraviolet-light/ Read on »
Disinfecting with UV light….. Does it work? by The Savvy Sister Registered NurseHealth Maven Posted Thu 17 Nov 2011 5:58pm I started looking at these ultraviolet light disinfectant wands because they looked pretty cool.  I liked the idea that I could kill bacteria without the use of bleach and other harmful sprays and liquids. (see my household chemical post here ) I also could see myself waving this magic light around like Luke Skywalker killing bacteria with ... Read on »
Dear Mark: Seasonal Affective Disorder and Light Box Therapy by Mark S. Healthy Living Professional Posted Wed 05 Jan 2011 12:35pm With holiday fun come and gone, it’s the time of year when we all truly settle into winter. Spring is a long way off at this point. The cold and darkness aren’t going anywhere any time soon. Most people find their way through the season with a mixture of enjoyment and impatience (and maybe a warm weather vacay), but others have serious reason t ... Read on »
Germ-killing vacuum cleaner from Oreck uses UV light by Medical Quack Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted Tue 10 Feb 2009 11:29am This sounds like it could be right up any hospital’s alley.  Oreck is a first class vacuum cleaner anyway, so the paired technology should be great, not cheap though, but a good vacuum that will kill 2 birds with one stone.  As the reports state, there’s more bacterial on the floor than on a toilet seat.  The unit costs $599.00, so it is an in ... Read on »
Would You Buy A Light Bulb Made With Diaper Cream? by Sarah B. Patient Expert Posted Wed 27 May 2009 11:50pm Mid Brain muses: According to Science Daily, researchers from Duke University and the United States Army have found that a common diaper rash ingredient can be used as the basis for a revolutionary new light source. Diaper cream discovery The scientists found that by combining zinc oxide, the active ingredient in diaper creams, with sul ... Read on »
How Safe is Your Skin from UV Rays? by FitBuff Brandon Patient Expert Posted Sat 20 Apr 2013 10:20am As the ozone layer continues to thin, the damaging rays of the sun reach earth more easily. This has resulted in increased incidences and numbers of skin cancers. This has resulted in everything from increased research into the effects of ultraviolet light on the skin to an avalanche of products designed to protect skin from the harmfu ... Read on »
Study shines light on the fact that sunscreens don’t appear to offer real protection againt melanoma by Dr. John B. Medical Doctor Posted Fri 13 Jun 2014 7:28am It’s usually this time of year where we see a rash of stories in the press warning us of the dire perils of sunlight and the ‘essential’ nature of sunscreens in protection from it. This year was a bit different, though, in that I don’t think we’ve anything like the usual number of sun scare reports. Plus, this week, we saw in the UK considera ... Read on »