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Sun Poisoning

With the thinning of the earth’s protective ozone layer it’s inhabitants are becoming more exposed to the direct radiation from the sun, and in particular that at UV wavelengths. Many still seek suntans unaware that the practice has harmful results with no balancing benefits…
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Sun Tanning

In contrast to the positive connotations it now confers, suntanned skin was at one time negatively associated with those who were forced to work outdoors, i.e., peasants, farmers, and serfs. People of means took pains to stay out of the sun to preserve their natural skin color. Medieval beauties were admired for their indoor pallor…
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  1. Sun Poisoning Advice October 12th, 2006 3:29 am

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