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National Health News Should Tanning Bed Warnings Take A Cue From Graphic Cigarette Labels?

Should Tanning Bed Warnings Take A Cue From Graphic Cigarette Labels?

white women like indoor tanning a lot. Nearly a quarter of them hit a tanning bed in the past year. (The beds are even found on many college campuses.) That habit is particularly concerning to public health officials because melanoma rates in young women are on the rise owing to UV exposure from the sun […]

6/12/15 at 10:11 am     1119      , , ,     NPR
National Health News Tanning beds often available in college apartment buildings

Tanning beds often available in college apartment buildings

half of the apartment housing in close range of two Texas Universities offers free on-site indoor tanning, according to a new survey. Most of the apartment employees interviewed for the survey also reported that minors are allowed to use the tanning facilities, which is outlawed under Texas Administrative Code, the researchers report in […]

6/10/15 at 5:08 pm     1138      , ,     Reuters
National Health News Fact or Fiction?: A “Base Tan” Can Protect against Sunburn

Fact or Fiction?: A “Base Tan” Can Protect against Sunburn

e weather warms, many of us would prefer to look like we passed our winter days lounging by the pool instead of hunched before a computer screen or lab bench. But soaking up the rays to acquire a so-called “base tan” does not fool the sun or a tanning bed. Simply put, the benefits […]

5/22/15 at 5:26 pm     1284      , , ,     Scientific American