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Radon increases risk for malignant skin cancer

It is undisputed that radon is a risk factor for developing lung cancer. New research by the Swiss Tropical and Public Health Institute (Swiss TPH) in the context of the Swiss National Cohort study now shows that the naturally ...

Jun 16, 2017
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The risks and benefits of tanning

Eighty years ago, when sun exposure was first associated with skin cancer, popular culture was exalting tanning by emphasizing that a "fine brown color suggests health and good times, and is a pleasant thing to see."

Feb 11, 2016
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Sunlight and vitamin D necessary for public health

The Journal of the American College of Nutrition is pleased to offer Open Access to a scientific consensus paper, "Sunlight and Vitamin D: Necessary for Public Health," authored by scientists from the University of California, ...

Aug 07, 2015
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