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Growing shade

How shade structures can help in the fight against rising skin cancer rates.

Features | March 1, 2022 | By: Laurie F. Junker

The saying “sunshine is the best medicine” can be traced to public health pioneer Florence Nightingale (1820-1910), who observed the healing benefits of fresh air and direct sunlight in her patients. Since then, taking in the sun’s rays has been prescribed for a myriad of ailments, from skin rashes to depression and sleep disorders. But […]


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