Tanning Beds Up the Risk For Cancer

Indoor tanning is associated with a 74 percent higher risk of melanoma, researchers said. And, in a large case-control study, some forms of indoor tanning machines were associated with a four-fold increase in the risk of skin cancer, according to DeAnn Lazovich, of the University of Minnesota, and colleagues. The risk rose depending on years of use, hours of use, or number of sessions, Lazovich and colleagues said online in Cancer Epidemiology, Biomarkers & Prevention. The finding "provides...Full Story
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