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News Archive for April, 2012

5,000 IU Beats 2,000 IU: New D Study

Friday, April 6th, 2012

An Australian study has shown that the amount of vitamin D you need to be replete in the sunshine vitamin may be more than 8 times higher than the 600 IU the Institute of Medicine declared last fall.

A research …

April’s Smart Tan Magazine Online

Thursday, April 5th, 2012

The sunless tanning trend has become a large part of salon business over the past several years. Yet, many salons aren’t utilizing this service, or aren’t using it to its full potential. Read April’s Smart Tan Magazine main feature, “Full-Throttle …

Mayo Study Built On 1 Case A Year

Thursday, April 5th, 2012

Mayo Dermatology’s baseless attack on indoor tanning this week is predicated entirely on one small Minnesota county that averaged just 1 melanoma a year in women 18-39 in the 1970s — as small a sample as is statistically possible for …

Derms Attacked Mayo Data in 2006

Wednesday, April 4th, 2012

Dermatology itself slammed the Mayo Clinic’s one-county skin cancer registry as not representing the rest of the nation — a point many in the American news media did not pick up on Monday when reports about Mayo’s latest one-county skin …

The Enduring Popularity of Tans

Tuesday, April 3rd, 2012

Tanned skin has been a popular accessory for over 80 years. Have any of you ever wondered why? Autumn Whitefield-Madrano is a writer for The Beheld, a blog examining our concepts of beauty. In her blog, she reviews the history …

Smart Tan Challenges Mayo Study

Tuesday, April 3rd, 2012

The Mayo Clinic Department of Dermatology on Monday published a study in its own research journal suggesting that melanoma incidence is increasing “especially” in young women and that indoor tanning is to blame — a flat-out deception that isn’t supported …

What Not To Say To Your Boss

Monday, April 2nd, 2012

We’ve talked quite a bit about improving management skills, so this time we’re going to discuss employee self-management. Employees want to work in an ideal environment with great people and have no problems arise – which, honestly, can only happen …

Sun Scare Fuels Rickets Epidemic

Monday, April 2nd, 2012

Almost half of the 54,000 children who received check-ups at a Vietnamese nutrition clinic last year were afflicted with rickets because health authorities and parents have advised parents to keep their children out of the sun, a Vietnamese news service …