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Report Finds Tanning Salons Are Misleading Customers
2012-02-02 06:09:34

A new congressional report accuses tanning salons of misleading their customers to try and gain business. The probe found that tanning salons are downplaying the risks of tanning in beds, and promoting benefits that do not exist to its younger clients that do not know any better. The investigation by the U.S. House Energy & Commerce Committee found that nearly all indoor tanning salons contacted denied the known risks of indoor tanning, and four out of five salons claimed it is...

2011-10-15 07:00:00

Noted dermatologist Joshua Fox, MD, applauds the new CA Law banning teen indoor tanning and hopes that other states follow suit. Roslyn, NY, (PRWEB) October 15, 2011 On October 9, 2011 California Governor Edmund Brown signed a bill into law that will prohibit the use of indoor tanning devices for all Californians under the age of 18. According to Joshua Fox, MD and founder and director of New York and New Jersey-based Advanced Dermatology, âœinterestingly,...


Word of the Day
caparison
  • A cloth or covering, more or less ornamented, laid over the saddle or furniture of a horse, especially of a sumpter-horse or horse of state.
  • Clothing, especially sumptuous clothing; equipment; outfit.
  • To cover with a caparison, as a horse.
  • To dress sumptuously; adorn with rich dress.
This word ultimately comes from the Medieval Latin 'cappa,' cloak.
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