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Sun Exposure Health Benefits

Alerting the Public on the Dangers of Insufficient Sun Exposure to Improve Overall Health.

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IMPROVE

 

HEALTH

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LIVE

LONGER

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BECOME

HAPPIER

Do You Know the Risks of Insufficient Sun Exposure?

Here’s a short list of life-threatening diseases that insufficient sun exposure causes:

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America's second largest public health problem is insufficient sun exposure. It's responsible for 340,000 preventable deaths per year, just behind tobacco and ahead of obesity.

 

The public needs to be aware of insufficient sun exposure risks and increase daily sun exposure to improve health.

“The sun is essential for life and should be diligently pursued in moderation, not avoided.”

- Dr. David Hoel, University Professor at the Medical University of South Carolina

Who Partners With Us

Here's a list of our partners and collaborators:

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The Sunshine Health Foundation exists to educate the medical community and the public on sun exposure to alleviate a severe public health problem existing today in the U.S. We work with leading scientists worldwide to provide public health officials, the medical community at large and the public with up-to-date science on the benefits and risks of sun exposure.

 

Click here to learn about our immediate objectives. To contact us, please email info@sunshinehealthfoundation.org.

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PREVENT

DISEASES

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REDUCE

CANCER RISK

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BECOME

HEALTHIER

“The message of sun avoidance should be changed immediately to a recommendation of moderate non-burning sun exposure for most Americans.” 

- Dr. David Hoel, University Professor at the Medical University of South Carolina

Read Our Latest Blog Posts

Read the latest on sun exposure risk and benefits from world-renowned experts.

Meet Our Scientists

Our research comes from highly-regarded researchers from around the world.

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Dr. Frank de Gruijl

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Dr. David Hoel

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Dr. Michael Holick

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Stop fearing the sun.

Embrace sunshine.

Let's build healthier communities.