Sun Exposure Public Health Directives
AbstractThere have been many public health recommendations for avoiding UV radiation exposures. This is primarily due to concerns about skin cancer and especially melanoma, the most serious type of skin cancer. However, UV radiation is also known as the primary source of vitamin D and other compounds needed for good health. This brief commentary lists several of the many important recent studies of adverse health effects associated with low sun exposure, including some specific cancers, multiple sclerosis, diabetes, cardiovascular disease, autism, Alzheimer’s disease, and age-related macular degeneration. Our conclusion is that non-burning UV exposure is a health benefit and—in moderation—should be recommended as such. View Full-Text
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Hoel, D.G.; De Gruijl, F.R. Sun Exposure Public Health Directives. Int. J. Environ. Res. Public Health 2018, 15, 2794.
Hoel DG, De Gruijl FR. Sun Exposure Public Health Directives. International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health. 2018; 15(12):2794.Chicago/Turabian Style
Hoel, David G.; De Gruijl, Frank R. 2018. "Sun Exposure Public Health Directives." Int. J. Environ. Res. Public Health 15, no. 12: 2794.
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