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News Archive for July, 2012

Doctor: Has Sun Scare Gone Too Far?

Tuesday, July 31st, 2012

Another British doctor physician is speaking out publicly that the peril of overzealous sun avoidance has gone too far and needs to be countered.

Dr. Pratik Sufi, a British surgeon specializing in weight loss, wrote in The Huffington Post that …

Reach Local Customers With Foursquare Ads

Monday, July 30th, 2012

Last week, location-based social network Foursquare introduced its new advertising program called Promoted Updates. As detailed in an article from, “Foursquare Rolls Out First Ads,” the program is being rolled out with a handful of companies and will be …

Minn. Salon Wins With BC Parade

Monday, July 30th, 2012

They didn’t set a world record. But they did show a small Minnesota town that there’s a lot of misinformation out there about vitamin D.

Cynthia Frederick, owner of Electric Beach in Mankato, Minn., organized and executed “The World’s Largest …

Melanoma Study Repeats Key Mistake

Friday, July 27th, 2012

Authors of a new European study on melanoma incidence in sunbed users failed to disclose that medical sunbed phototherapy procedures and home-sunbed usage are present in the studies they included in their meta-analysis — data contamination that skews the results …

Maximize Productivity With the RED Rule

Thursday, July 26th, 2012

Understand and utilize the “RED” rule of time management, as described in the article “3 Tricks to Create More Time in Your Workday” from, to get more done in your workday. To make the most out of your valuable …

D Deficiency Linked to Weight Gain

Thursday, July 26th, 2012

Recent research published in the Journal of Women’s Health shows a correlation between insufficient vitamin D levels and increased weight gain in older women.

The study, conducted by the nonprofit Kaiser Permanente Center for Health Research, examined more than 4,600 …

Master Social Media in 12 Minutes a Day

Wednesday, July 25th, 2012

Use pragmatic advice from the article “Yes, You Need to Tweet” from to leverage social media for success in your business – and remain sane while doing it. Maintaining a presence on all social media and online platforms can …

Money-Making Machine

Wednesday, July 25th, 2012

Smart Tan Downtown has become the largest national tradeshow for indoor tanning, due in part to the comprehensive seminars that address the needs of today’s salons. Every year is a new educational experience, and 2012 is no exception. This year, …