Subscribe via RSS Feed Connect on Pinterest Connect on Google Plus Connect on YouTube

Tanning Beds (Tag)

National Health News, Newsroom Young Women Know About Skin Cancer Risks — But They’re Still Using Tanning Beds

Young Women Know About Skin Cancer Risks — But They’re Still Using Tanning Beds

Even though just about every young woman is aware that tanning can lead to skin cancer, as well as premature aging, most of them continue to close their eyes and bake away. According to a study published in the Journal of Dermatological Science, investigators conducted a survey about the indoor tanning habits and overall attitudes […]

1/12/17 at 3:59 pm     2124      ,     Yahoo
Local Health News F.D.A. Proposes Ban on Indoor Tanning for Minors to Fight Skin Cancer

F.D.A. Proposes Ban on Indoor Tanning for Minors to Fight Skin Cancer

The Food and Drug Administration on Friday proposed barring everyone under 18 from using tanning beds, a sweeping move that medical experts say is a major step toward reducing the risk of skin cancer in the United States.

12/30/15 at 1:17 pm     1348      , ,     New York Times
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?

Young 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     1330      , , ,     NPR