Additional Information:

The NOAA Experimental Ultraviolet Index Factsheet
Explanation of the index. What the Index Is . The Exposure Categories. Factors Affecting Individual Exposure . UV Rays and How Overexposure Can Be Harmful . How People Should Use the UV Index .

Technical Appendices to the NOAA Experimental UV Index Factsheet
Starting in the summer of 1994, the National Weather Service (NWS) and the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) are offering a new product, the Experimental UV Index. It is being issued daily on an experimental basis.

Bulletin of Public Health Messages to Accompany the NOAA UV index.

Solar ultraviolet radiation effects on biological systems. By B L Diffey, Review in Physics in Medicine and Biology 36 (3): 299-328

Can selenium prevent cancer? Epidemiologic study expanded to investigate selenium's impact on multiple cancers.

Melanoma patient study.

Mother Jones Sun Signs May/June 1993 cover story, "Beach Bummer," which alleged that most sunscreens do not prevent malignant melanoma skin cancer, and may actually promote the potentially fatal cancer.

Gerson Therapy The Gerson Therapy is an intensive, nutrition-based and detoxifying medical treatment for cancer, heart disease, diabetes and other chronic, degenerative diseases.

CANCER PATIENT RESOURCES AVAILABLE VIA WWW From Darrel Kilius in Baltimore, MD


Always consult a physician with your questions concerning the health effects of UV exposure.

South Seas Trading Company, May 1995