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News Archive for September, 2012

Poll: Spray Tan Share Increases

Friday, September 28th, 2012

More than half of tanning salons in a September SmartTan.com survey say that spray tanning services made up a larger percentage of their sales in 2012.

According to the poll, 53 percent say spray tanning was a bigger part of …

Do NOT do this:
Habits of Unsuccessful Businesses

Thursday, September 27th, 2012

Instead of the typical description of what you should be doing to make your business successful, the Inc.com article “3 Habits of Highly Unsuccessful Businesses” flips the script and addresses common strategic mistakes that need to be avoided. Contributors Karl …

Quote of the Week:
1934 Researcher: ‘Light Equals D’

Thursday, September 27th, 2012

“Light equals D.” – early vitamin D pioneer Alfred Fabian Hess, in 1923. How has modern science and heath-care reporting lost track of this foundation in vitamin D’s role in human health?

One of the common mistakes people make when …

Benefits of Blogging

Wednesday, September 26th, 2012

The article “Do You Really Need a Small Business Blog” from Small Business Computing answers it’s own question with a resounding “Yes!” Maintaining a blog for your small business may seem like an unnecessary addition to your to-do list, but …

Dermatology In the Dark on D

Wednesday, September 26th, 2012

While it is beyond dispute that sun exposure to the skin is the natural, intended and most-efficient source of vitamin D production, dermatology’s leaders continue to suggest that nature was wrong by promoting vitamin D supplements to the exclusion of …

‘D’ Critical for Babies, Study Says

Tuesday, September 25th, 2012

Newborn babies from mothers with natural vitamin D levels have children with higher mental and psychomotor development skills than vitamin D deficient mothers, according to a Spanish study published this week in the journal Pediatrics.

The study received press Monday …

Marching Towards Awareness

Monday, September 24th, 2012

When Electric Beach Mankato was featured as a Member of the Month salon in 2009, the salon was like many others: They were changing up their look, reaching out to the community and trying to maintain a professional business. In …

Doctor: Does SPF Do More Harm?

Monday, September 24th, 2012

Yet another physician is asking whether or not daily exposure to sunscreen chemicals may be more harmful than what sunscreen is supposed to be preventing — sunburn.

“Sunlight, in reasonable doses, enables natural immunity, promotes skin growth and healing, stimulates …

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