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Built Shade in Public Parks

Kelsey Young - Thursday, 16 March 2017 04:16

Environments can be structured to reduce solar ultraviolet (UV) radiation exposure to prevent skin cancer. A group of investigators from Klein Buendel and institutions in Australia conducted a randomized trial to see if they could alter the environment in public parks in Melbourne, Australia and Denver, Colorado in order to decrease UV exposure.

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Observed Sun Protection of Vacationers at Resorts

Kelsey Young - Thursday, 2 March 2017 11:48

During vacations, many people experience high-risk sun exposure, which is associated with an increased risk for skin cancer. Klein Buendel, Inc. (KB) and San Diego State University (SDSU) addressed this issue by setting up a randomized controlled trial at vacation resorts during 2012-2014 that provided information to resort visitors about sun safety.

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