Staying healthy in the sun
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Being out in the sun can be good for you – when the sun is shining we feel happier. It provides both a good source of vitamin D and the opportunity to be physically active, but excessive exposure can significantly increase the risk of developing skin cancer. http://www.santia.co.uk
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Dehydration

Dehydration | Staying healthy in the sun | Scoop.it

Dehydration occurs when the normal water content of your body is reduced, upsetting the delicate balance of minerals (salts and sugar) in your body fluid.

You can become dehydrated after sweating excessively from a fever, heavy work in hot conditions or exercise and sport.

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Safe swimming

Safe swimming | Staying healthy in the sun | Scoop.it
Find out how to stay safe when swimming in the sea, lakes, rivers and ponds, including information on sewage, infections, jellyfish stings and Weil's disease.
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Preventing hay fever

Preventing hay fever | Staying healthy in the sun | Scoop.it

Hay fever is an allergy to pollen that affects around one in four people. An expert explains how it's diagnosed, the symptoms and treatment.

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Vitamin D and sunlight

Vitamin D and sunlight | Staying healthy in the sun | Scoop.it
Find out how much sunlight gives you enough vitamin D, why it's important and who is at risk of not getting enough.
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Sunburn: why haven't we learned our lesson?

Sunburn: why haven't we learned our lesson? | Staying healthy in the sun | Scoop.it

It may be a British tradition to shrug off our clothes the minute we feel a few rays, but after years of warnings about skin cancer shouldn't we have learned our lesson?

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Skin Cancer - what to look for

Skin Cancer - what to look for | Staying healthy in the sun | Scoop.it
Comprehensive physician-reviewed information about skin cancer, including warning sign photos, treatment, risk factors, and prevention guidelines.
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Is Grilling Good for You? Or Bad? Here's What Science Says: (Who Cares? Eat it!)

Is Grilling Good for You? Or Bad? Here's What Science Says: (Who Cares? Eat it!) | Staying healthy in the sun | Scoop.it
Science says: No! Also: Yes! So we parsed years of studies to find out whether our favorite summer cooking method was healthy or harmful

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Beach safety

Beach safety | Staying healthy in the sun | Scoop.it

Every summer, lifeguards respond to thousands of incidents on UK beaches. To stay safe at the seaside, be informed about the dangers and follow these simple tips.

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10 UK insects that bite or sting

10 UK insects that bite or sting | Staying healthy in the sun | Scoop.it
Find information on the top 10 UK insects that bite or sting including wasps, bees, ants, spiders and ticks, plus how to treat bites and stings.
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Heatwave: be prepared

Heatwave: be prepared | Staying healthy in the sun | Scoop.it

Find out how to keep cool and safe in a heatwave, and how to recognise the symptoms of heat exhaustion and heatstroke.

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The Sun, UV Radiation and Your Eye Health

The Sun, UV Radiation and Your Eye Health | Staying healthy in the sun | Scoop.it
Eye medical doctors (ophthalmologists) caution us that too much exposure to UV light raises the risks of eye diseases, including cataract, macular degeneration, growths on the eye, and cancer.
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Cancer Research UK | Sunburn and skin cancer | The burning issue

What is sunburn? Check out this new animation from Cancer Research UK to see exactly what sunburn is and how it increases your risk of skin cancer.

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Risk factors and causes of skin cancer

Risk factors and causes of skin cancer | Staying healthy in the sun | Scoop.it

UV light damages skin cells and can cause skin cancer. Episodes of overexposure to the sun or sunburn in childhood are important risk factors in the development of basal cell cancers.

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