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News Archive for August, 2013

Vitamin D Protects Against Lung Cancer, Study Suggests

Friday, August 30th, 2013

Non-smokers that take at least 800 IU of vitamin D daily are more than 60 percent less likely to ever be diagnosed with lung cancer, a recent study from the University of Washington suggests.

The large cohort study of nearly …

Build Your Business Reputation Online

Thursday, August 29th, 2013

Put the concept of social proof to work with some tips on boosting your company’s online credibility from the article “Got Street Cred? 5 Ways to Build Customer Trust Online.” According to marketing exec Karen Leland, social proof works …

Come Early! Pre-Conference Events in Nashville

Thursday, August 29th, 2013

The Smart Tan Downtown 2013 official Opening Session takes place the morning of Saturday Nov. 9, but you won’t want to miss the education, interaction, and entertainment that kicks off Friday!

The Friday pre-conference schedule features valuable educational options for …

Quote of the Week:
U.S. Used To Encourage Regular Sun

Wednesday, August 28th, 2013

“There was a time when the government encouraged sun exposure for babies. Statistics on skin cancer and other illnesses have dramatically increased since this program ended.” – Anonymous parent, in a comment to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control on …

Correcting Common Hiring Mistakes

Tuesday, August 27th, 2013

Save your company time and money by selecting the right employees the first time around with the help of advice from the article “5 More Common Hiring Mistakes (and Their Solutions).” Making a hire that doesn’t work out is …

Vitamin D Researcher Blasts CDC

Tuesday, August 27th, 2013

The head of one of the nation’s leading vitamin D research non-profits has blasted the U.S. Centers for Disease Control for failing to acknowledge any positive effects of UV exposure in an official document calling for input into UV-related policy.…

Smart Marketing: The Beginner’s Guide to Pinterest Marketing

Monday, August 26th, 2013

If you have a personal account for Pinterest, you have probably experienced some degree of addiction to the gorgeous imagery, inspirational quotes and ingenious DIY projects that flood your homepage. But this guilty please for consumers is a great place …

Weather Channel Article Discusses Risks of Sun Avoidance

Friday, August 23rd, 2013

An article this week on The Weather Channel’s website detailed the various benefits of moderate sun exposure and the dangers of total sun avoidance.

“When absorbed in moderation, sunlight offers us many health benefits – not to mention life itself …