Summer has arrived and we are feeling it! Being in the thick of the summer months means lots of sunshine, heat, and time spent outdoors. Arming yourself with sunscreen before heading out is a smart and preventative measure against skin cancer, but there are some body parts that … [Read more...] about How to protect your whole body from the sun this summer
This week, NASA and the European Space Agency (ESA) released the closest images ever taken of the Sun. Close, however is a relative term. The new photos were taken by the Solar Orbiter at 48 million miles from the Sun. The Orbiter was launched in February, and the photos … [Read more...] about These are the closest images ever taken of the Sun
At the Optimist Daily, we’re always excited when NASA releases new images of our solar system and beyond. This week, NASA marked the 10th anniversary of NASA's Solar Dynamics Observatory (SDO) satellite, which has been photographing the sun from its orbit around the Earth since … [Read more...] about NASA just released a decade-long time lapse of the sun
Studies suggest vitamin D prevents cancer and infections Kim Ridley| September 2007 issue A spate of new studies suggests vitamin D offers health benefits far beyond strengthening bones. Researchers report that “the sunshine vitamin” may cut cancer risks and help the immune … [Read more...] about Are you getting enough sun?