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World Health News What UV Light Does to Skin to Cause Sunburn, Wrinkles and Cancer

What UV Light Does to Skin to Cause Sunburn, Wrinkles and Cancer

ght causes everything from sunburn to skin cancer and the wrinkles and sagging that come with age. But what exactly does it do in our bodies to wreak all that havoc? Ultraviolet (UV) light is just a higher energy version of the light we see (visible light). And it’s that higher energy that makes […]

11/19/15 at 5:00 pm     1129      , ,     Australian Broadcasting Corporation
National Health News Fact or Fiction?: A “Base Tan” Can Protect against Sunburn

Fact or Fiction?: A “Base Tan” Can Protect against Sunburn

e weather warms, many of us would prefer to look like we passed our winter days lounging by the pool instead of hunched before a computer screen or lab bench. But soaking up the rays to acquire a so-called “base tan” does not fool the sun or a tanning bed. Simply put, the benefits […]

5/22/15 at 5:26 pm     1284      , , ,     Scientific American