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2013-05-07 16:03:47

CDC papers discuss the potential roles of social and family networks, media, and lawmakers in efforts to prevent skin cancer by reducing use of indoor tanning devices, American Journal of Preventive Medicine reports Preventing skin cancer by reducing use of indoor tanning devices requires a coordinated approach at the national, state, and local levels suggests a pair of papers by CDC authors in a special theme issue of the American Journal of Preventive Medicine. Evidence has shown that...

Tanning Bed Warning Labels May Be Required By The FDA
2013-05-07 05:37:03

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is pushing for stricter warning labels on tanning beds — labels which would recommend that such devices not be used by anyone under the age of 18. According to Liz Szabo of USA Today, sunlamp products that emit ultraviolet radiation are currently regulated as class 1 devices, putting them in the same “low-risk” category as adhesive bandages and tongue depressors. Class...

2013-05-06 23:21:00

Water´s Edge Dermatology is offering complimentary skin cancer screenings at several of its South Florida locations during Skin Cancer Awareness Month. Water´s Edge provides Floridians with tips to protect their skin and prevent skin cancer. PALM BEACH GARDENS, Fla. (PRWEB) May 06, 2013 Skin cancer is the most common form of cancer in the United States. During Skin Cancer Awareness Month this May, Floridians can get free skin cancer screenings at several Water´s Edge...

2013-05-04 23:02:18

West Virginia joins Washington, D.C., and 33 states in enacting legislation restricting youth access to indoor tanning devices. (PRWEB) May 04, 2013 The American Society for Dermatologic Surgery Association applauds policymakers in West Virginia for approving a bill (SB 464) prohibiting minors under the age of 14 from seeking indoor tanning services and requiring teens ages 14 to 17 to obtain consent from a parent or guardian prior to using a tanning device. With the May 1 signature of Gov....

2013-05-01 23:04:56

May is Skin Cancer Awareness Month, an opportunity to increase public understanding of the prevalence, prevention and treatment of the most common type of cancer diagnosis. Rolling Meadows, Ill. (PRWEB) May 01, 2013 More than 1 million Americans are diagnosed with skin cancer each year — more than cancers of the prostate, breast, lung, colon, uterus, ovaries and pancreas combined. As warm and comforting as the sun feels on the skin in the moment, it´s just as dangerous in the...

2013-04-25 20:37:23

A study conducted by researchers at Boston University School of Medicine (BUSM) provides new evidence that longwave ultraviolet light (UVA) induces a protein that could result in premature skin aging. The findings demonstrate that aspects of photoaging, the process of skin aging by chronic exposure to ultraviolet radiation, could be linked to genetic factors that accelerate the aging process when induced by the environment. The study, published in the Journal of Investigative Dermatology,...

2013-04-21 23:03:09

Earlier in April, the U.S. News Health website reported the rate at which child melanoma is increasing in the U.S.A. The sun-smart beachwear specialists Platypus Australia say “Parents can lower their child´s risk of developing cancer by using kids UV protective swimwear and sunscreen.” Sydney, Australia (PRWEB) April 22, 2013 On April 3rd the U.S. News Health site released information on the alarming rate at which children in America are developing melanoma. Although less...

2013-04-18 23:00:27

Will Adding the Best Possible UV-free Tanning equipment to an already stacked set of top rated UV-beds make Always Tan in Lubbock a contender for best salon in the country? Lubbock, Texas (PRWEB) April 18, 2013 Can it be true? Sunless Tanning machines that don´t turn your skin orange like the Oompa Loompas from the old Willy Wonka movie? Is it really possible to have multiple UV-free Tanning options inside of a really stylish building where top-of-the-line machines and Best of the...


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  • A 'bachelor seal'; a young male seal which is prevented from mating by its herd's older males (mated bulls defending their territory).
This comes from the Russian word for 'bachelors.'
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