sunscreen http://nhpr.org en The Sun's Blood Pressure Benefits http://nhpr.org/post/suns-blood-pressure-benefits <p>For years, fear of skin cancer has had us slathering 50+ SPF sunscreen, donning hats or avoiding prolonged sun exposure under umbrellas or shade.<a href="http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-scotland-edinburgh-east-fife-22433359"> Some unexpected research recently out of Edinburgh University could shift the perception of sun as unrelenting enemy</a>. In the study, UV rays were found to release a compound that lowers blood pressure. On the line to explain how we might weigh the sun’s benefits and drawbacks is Doctor Richard Weller,&nbsp; Senior Lecturer of Dermatology at Edinburgh University. Wed, 15 May 2013 15:06:00 +0000 Virginia Prescott 27530 at http://nhpr.org The Sun's Blood Pressure Benefits Safer Sunscreens http://nhpr.org/post/safer-sunscreens <p><strong>EarthTalk®<br> E - The Environmental Magazine</strong></p> Wed, 05 Sep 2012 19:53:41 +0000 EarthTalk 12287 at http://nhpr.org Safer Sunscreens