Safety in Viewing the Transit of Venus Across the Sun

In many parts of the world today it will be possible to view the transit of the planet Venus passing in front of the sun. This rare event will not occur again for more than 100 years. However, long, direct exposure to the sun's light can cause permanent damage to the retina. Here is a…

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Ban Teens from Tanning Beds

Sunlight is one of God’s special blessings. It is essential for vitamin D synthesis in the skin. But too much sun can also harm the skin. Hazards related to excessive UV exposure from tanning beds are outlined in a 30-page technical report just published by the American Academy of Pediatrics.In the United States, a million people…

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