Indoor Tanning Tied to 170,000 Skin Cancers Annually

Kim Benz, a Texas artist and mother of two, remembers the angst she faced before undergoing surgery for skin cancer on her face. "I was worried about scarring," she said, "I went through a little bit of depression, worried about if it was never going to heal nicely." Benz -- who now uses makeup to hide her facial scars -- had been a regular indoor tanning bed user since the age of 17. She was first diagnosed with skin cancer -- normally seen in older adults -- in her early 20s. After...Full Story
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