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Researchers Urge Against Use of Indoor Tanning

Researchers Urge Against Use of Indoor Tanning

Cultura/Liam Norris(NEW YORK) — More than one million people visit tanning salons in the United States every day.Many of those that do use tanning salons are teenage girls. According to an article in the journal Pediatrics, 35 to 40 percent of white a…

Indoor Tanning Tied to 170,000 Skin Cancers Annually

Indoor Tanning Tied to 170,000 Skin Cancers Annually

Stockbyte/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) — Indoor tanning increases the risk of two types of common skin cancers, especially among those exposed before the age of 25, a new review of previously published studies shows.This international study, published Tuesday…

High School Students Sign No-Tanning Pledges for Prom

High School Students Sign No-Tanning Pledges for Prom

Stockbyte/Thinkstock(MAYNARD, Mass.) — On Friday, students at Maynard High School in Maynard, Mass. made good on an important promise: no tanning before this year’s prom.Many of the students signed a pledge in February that they would skip the tanning…

Investigation Finds Tanning Salons Lie About Health Risks to Patrons

Investigation Finds Tanning Salons Lie About Health Risks to Patrons

Stockbyte/Thinkstock(WASHINGTON) — Few salons tell the truth about the health risks of indoor tanning, according to an investigative report conducted by the U.S. House Energy and Commerce Committee.The committee requested an investigation to determine…

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