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« Reply #15 on: October 15, 2009, 11:41:43 AM »

I must say, I didn't realize that the carcinogenic nature of UV exposure was this controversial. After all, reading things in your links like (WHO link): "While UVB has well known carcinogenic properties and whose excessive exposure is known to lead to the development of skin cancers, recent scientific studies suggest that high exposures to the longer wavelength UVA could also have an impact on skin cancer occurrence.". That is phrased a little stronger than "risk factor", and sounds like a double whammy to me. They're not even mentioning UVC. Which is what gets emitted by those sterilization lamps (the point of the thread), did I mention I actually met a guy whose skin was actually damaged by an actual sterilization lamp? However I digress... I'm sorry for not thinking that particular viewpoint would be argued as militantly, and thus slacking in my wording. I have one of these lamps, by the way. If any skeptics are willing to put their eyesight and skin on the line to prove me wrong, I'm happy to oblige (after necessary waiver signing of course). (Okay actually I would refuse to do that because I'm pretty durn sure you'd be blinded but hey...)

Yes I phrased my previous sentence incorrectly. However I was typing it tongue in cheek. I'm a skeptic too, but I guess I take it a bit more lightheartedly.

Like, what if you spent a THOUSAND years sun-tanning? Actually never mind, I'm just digging now...
 
It was a bit of a light hearted attempt at humour. The internet is bad at relaying intent. Maybe I should start using even more smileys (I note I've already interjected them into this thread but fuckit, it sounds like we can use some more)  Grin Grin Grin
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« Reply #16 on: February 10, 2010, 13:37:13 PM »

Found a reliable link to read up on UV medical technology as well as UV-C safety if anyone is still interested in this post.

www.uvmt.co.za

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