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UV Radiation Induces Vitamin A Deficiency In Skin

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March 31, 1999
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University Of Michigan
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That golden tan may look terrific, but its cost to your skin---premature aging, wrinkles, sags, blotches, and an increased risk of skin cancer---may be more than you want to pay. While it is well known that ultraviolet radiation from the sun has many effects on skin, scientists still don't fully understand how UV causes so much damage.

ANN ARBOR---That golden tan may look terrific, but its cost to your skin---premature aging, wrinkles, sags, blotches, and an increased risk of skin cancer---may be more than you want to pay. While it is well known that ultraviolet radiation from the sun has many effects on skin, scientists still don't fully understand how UV causes so much damage.


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