sunlamp


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sunlamp

or

sun lamp

(sŭn′lămp′)
n.
1. A lamp that radiates ultraviolet rays used in therapeutic and cosmetic treatments.
2. A high-intensity lamp with parabolic mirrors, used in photography.
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Each athlete should find his/her most beneficial intake level from the sun, sunlamps, and capsules of vitamin D3 to reach this blood serum level with knowledgeable supervision.
Consult physician before using sunlamp if you are using medications or have a history of skin problems or believe yourself especially sensitive to sunlight.
The first rule would restrict the use of sunlamp products to people ages 18 and older as well as require adults to sign a risk acknowledgement certification before their first tanning session and every six months thereafter.
The Food and Drug Administration wants to prohibit indoor tanning for minors and is seeking stricter regulations to enhance the safety of indoor tanning and use of sunlamp products for all users.
Burgess had, he recalled, possessed a camera and a sunlamp (presumably for use in developing film), would work late at home and made frequent trips to New York, no doubt for secret meetings with his Russian handlers (in fact he was running messages to Philby's KGB contact).
The FDA has issued a final order reclassifying sunlamp products and ultraviolet (UV) lamps intended for use in sunlamp products from low-risk (class I) to moderate-risk (class II) devices.
In a final order released on May 29, the FDA reclassified sunlamp products and ultraviolet (UV) lamps intended for use in sunlamp products from class I (low-risk) to class II (moderate-risk) devices.
Specifically, respondents were asked, "During the past 12 months, have you used an indoor tanning device such as a sunlamp, sunbed, or tanning booth even one time?
Potatoes and onions might not be able to tell the difference if I leave the radiator on and blast them with a sunlamp eight hours a day until the power runs out.
Masamitsu Ichihashi and colleagues from Kobe University School of Medicine placed the mice under a sunlamp three times a week.
Of these, the one that most distinguishes the film is Kevin Bacon's gleeful turn as radio's Billy Magic, a man whose emotional makeup may be judged according to the sources of his year-round tan: sunlamp, booze and nothing-to-lose nerve.
All the FDA did was to re-classify the risk of sunlamp products at tanning salons from low-risk items like adhesive bandages to moderate-risk ones such as dialysis equipment and several types of catheters.