Avoid ‘The Sun’ at Your Own Risk of Mortality

Avoid ‘The Sun’ at Your Own Risk of Mortality

FLASH: D is not a Vitamin, it is a prohormone. The Big Q: Have you wondered why other vitamins are derived from the foods we eat, but what we know as vitamin D comes from The Sun? The Big A: According to the Endocrine Society’s Hormone Health Network, the “vitamin D” designation is a misnomer: […]

Digital Devices May Increase Risk of Blindness

Digital Devices May Increase Risk of Blindness

Digital Devices May Increase Risk of Blindness Blue¬†light from digital devices such as smartphones and tablets can trigger a process in the retina of the eye which kill cells, and might increase the risk of blindness, according to new research. Led by Dr. Ajith Karunarathne and a team of chemists at the University of Toledo, […]

Enjoy the Sun, Without the Sun’s Burn

Enjoy the Sun, Without the Sun’s Burn

Enjoy the Sun, Without the Sun’s Burn Sunburns are coming, they happen to the best of us. The Sun shines and the pool beckons and we are filled with the burning desire to get some color. But it is easy for that burning desire to turn in to another kind of burn, the painful red […]

It’s Summer, Protect Your Skin from Sun Damage

It’s Summer, Protect Your Skin from Sun Damage

It’s Summer, Protect Your Skin from Sun Damage Sunscreen products may give you a false sense of security. Many believe the higher Sun protection factor (SPF) number gives greater protection against UVA or UVB light. The 1st challenge is most products protect against UVB light, responsible for Vitamin D production, but not UVA light that […]

Going Outside…Wear Sunglasses, Protect Your Eyes

Going Outside…Wear Sunglasses, Protect Your Eyes

Going Outside…Wear Sunglasses, Protect Your Eyes Most Americans worry that the Sun could damage their eyes, most of them do not protect their eyes with sunglasses when they go outside. A report by The Vision Council found that although 75% of Americans are concerned that the Sun’s UV (ultraviolent) rays might harm their vision, only […]