How a Sun Shirt Can Help You Get Vitamin D

How a Sun Shirt Can Help You Get Vitamin D
It may seem counterintuitive at first but sun shirts, sun hats, and other sun protective clothing can help you get adequate amount of vitamin D, the "sunshine vitamin." Please note that "vitamin D" actually works more like a hormone in the body than a vitamin. Further, it's as powerful a...

Sun Protection: Why Children Are More Susceptible to UV Radiation Than Adults

Sun Protection: Why Children Are More Susceptible to UV Radiation Than Adults
In July of 2001, the World Health Organization  issued a "fact sheet" that described to parents and others why it is vital to protect children from the devastating effects of UV radiation. It read in part, "Children are in a dynamic state of growth, and are therefore  more susceptible to environmental threats than adults."