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  • FREE

Sun Health with Dr Shelley Gorman

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  • Clarkson Library
    Cnr Ebb Way & Ocean Keys Boulevard, Clarkson WA 6030, Australia

Wanneroo Libraries is excited to present Dr. Shelley Gorman, the leader of one of the world’s cutting edge scientific teams investigating Sun health, from the Telethon Kids Institute.

Shelley is an expert on how sunlight and affects our health, from inflammation to immunity. She is discovering ways in which sunlight could be used to treat obesity and type-2 diabetes. You will learn about the new evidence showing how vitamin D can help in stopping some chronic diseases and autoimmunity.

In National Science week, 15-23 August, the library will also be giving away a small number of copies of Chasing the Sun: The New Science of Sunlight and How it Shapes Our Bodies and Minds (by Linda Geddes).