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We Are Sunshine

Compelling evidence continues to mount about sunshine vitamin

Monday, January 14th, 2008

There is a miracle substance that has been linked to beating cancer, heart disease, tuberculosis and diabetes. It doesn’t cost anything, can be made within minutes, and lasts in the body for months.…

Study explores sunlight, breast cancer relationship

Monday, January 14th, 2008

According to the results of a study published in the American Journal of Epidemiology, sun exposure may reduce the risk of advanced breast cancer among women with light skin pigmentation.…

Vitamin D deficiency linked to heart disease

Saturday, January 12th, 2008

Heart disease has a long list of known causes, including smoking, obesity and diabetes. But researchers in the United States now say there may be another and somewhat surprising addition to this list: vitamin D insufficiency.

Although it is well …

Higher Vitamin D blood levels have lower risk

Friday, January 11th, 2008

During a 17-year follow-up of roughly 4,000 men and women, researchers found that individuals with higher blood levels of vitamin D had a 40 percent lower risk of developing type 2 diabetes than those with lower levels of the sunshine …

Retail Lessons from Black Friday

Wednesday, January 9th, 2008

 It is Sunday night after the much hyped After-Thanksgiving Day Sales. Some stores opened at 4 a.m. What genius came up with that one? I figured that I could have all my Christmas shopping done before other stores opened at …

Hiring the Right People

Wednesday, January 9th, 2008

The Department of Labor estimates there will be a shortage of 3 million workers by the year 2010. There will be one person entering the workforce for every two that leave. It will become increasingly difficult to find good employees …

Power Points with Joe Schuster: Down Under

Wednesday, January 9th, 2008

I had the opportunity to speak to a salon owner from Australia during the ITA World Expo in Nashville this fall that brought me up to speed on the state of indoor tanning in her country. She explained that business …

Dr. Holick appears in NBC report

Wednesday, January 9th, 2008

The efforts of Dr. Michael Holick and others who have tirelessly researched and advocated the good news about sunshine and vitamin D are paying off in big ways.

On Monday, NBC Nightly News with Brian Williams ran a story based …