Health&Fitness Talk

Supporting Healthy Life Styles

Dangers of sun and bed tans

When it comes to our skin the only difference between a tan and a sunburn is the color. In the 1920’s having a tan became the image of good health and vitality. Back then they also believed smoking was safe too. Since that time we have learned so much about the dangers of smoking and exposure to UV rays…

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Safely soak up the sun without getting burned

A sunburn is defined as a burn to living tissue, like skin. The burn is the result of an inflammatory process that occurs from excess exposure to ultraviolet (UV) radiation. The most common source of UV radiation is the sun’s rays, however, there are other artificial sources such as welding arc’s and the UV lamps that are used in tanning beds…

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