Tuesday, January 3, 2012

Banning Indoor Tanning May Prevent Skin Cancer in Patients Under 40

The UK's Daily Mail reported, "A quarter of cases of the most common form of skin cancer in the under-40s could be prevented if sunbeds were banned, research suggests." Researchers found that "indoor tanning significantly increases the risk of basal cell carcinoma." The Yale University study was published in the Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology, and is the latest to show the damaging effects of sunbeds on the skin.

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