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The Hazard Over Our Heads: Energy-Saving Bulbs are Poisonous to the Brain, Nervous System.

Many of us in the effort to save energy and money, replaced our old standard light bulbs with environmentally-friendly new generation energy saving light bulbs.  However, the new generation of energy efficient light bulbs are so… 409 more words


Vitamin D aka Vitamin SUN

In a day and age where we’re told to slip, slop, slap at all times whilst we’re in the sun to prevent skin cancer and ageing, people have almost become scared of that big, beautiful, ball of flames. 789 more words

Effect of ultra-violet radiations in health and diseases

The term UV is described “beyond violet” according to light spectra and is of three different types: UVC, UVB and UVA. UV radiations act as strong environmental mutagen due to their property of ionisation and inducing chemical reactions and are capable of forming skin diseases like cancer. 468 more words

Why You Need to Go Outside More

Dearly beloved, we are gathered here today to dispel some of the mythology that has negatively affected the mental and physical health of black folks in America. 561 more words

Healthy Stuff

New study on UV Radiation

An article in The Guardian by palaeobotanist Susie Lydon covering a new study on the history of UV radiation on Earth.

A mixture of pollen viewed under a scanning electron microscope (and artificially coloured!). 57 more words

Tuned Into Tech: UVLens

WAND-TV Air Date: 7/19/2016

Reporter: Tori Stukins

Photographer/Editor: Eric Harrold

Tuned Into Tech

#DrawingofTheWeek: Julia Thomson and Ingrid Morley!

MASScot’s education project has allowed us to talk to 17,000 children about #SunSafety.

As we’ve seen over the past few months, these sun savvy kids are also talented artists, and we love sharing their colourful creations with you.   55 more words