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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...

Many Kids Still Not Using Sunscreen
2012-01-24 09:20:04

Health experts recommend that people of all ages use sunscreens regularly to prevent skin cancer; yet, a new study shows that only 25 percent of kids regularly apply sunscreen when going outside in the sun. Researchers, led by Stephen Dusza, an epidemiologist with the Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, questioned 360 fifth-grade children in 2004 and then re-surveyed them three years later. In the first survey, more than half of the kids said they had experienced at least one sunburn....

2011-12-23 08:00:00

1DaySprayTanTraining.com of Los Angeles announced a new graduate, alumnus Donna Feng-Quoch who successfully completed the new spray tanning training course in North Hollywood, California. Feng-Quoch was trained by Simone Emmons in the art, science, and business of spray tanning. Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) December 23, 2011 Simone Emmons, the owner and proprietor of Los Angeles based Spray Tan Training program is pleased to announce the successful training of a new Airbrush Tanning Entrepreneur...

Fake-Tan Lotions Influence Women To Stop Exposure To UV
2011-12-20 13:16:05

According to a new study, 40 percent of women who use fake-tan lotions tend to cut back on the time they expose themselves in the sun. The study found that products may be a way to convince women seeking a tan to reduce ultraviolet (UV) radiation exposure, thus reducing their risk of skin cancer. "The message I give is, your natural skin color is where you were born to be, but if you really want to be tan get it out of a bottle," Suephy Chen, a dermatologist at Emory University School...

2011-10-25 09:39:13

Researchers confirmed an association between tanning bed use and an increased risk for three common skin cancers – basal cell carcinoma, squamous cell carcinoma and melanoma, according to results presented at the 10th AACR International Conference on Frontiers in Cancer Prevention Research, held Oct. 22-25, 2011. The popularity of indoor tanning is widespread, with roughly 10 percent of Americans using a tanning facility each year. However, use of tanning beds has been shown to be...

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,...

Study Finds Tanning Bed Cancer Risk Greater than Previously Believed
2011-10-10 05:11:20

Indoor tanning beds could be more likely to cause cancer than previously realized, as the ultraviolet radiation they use could cause damage below the visible layer of skin, claims a new study published in the latest edition of the Journal of Investigative Dermatology. According to Telegraph Science Correspondent Nick Collins, the researchers behind the study have discovered that UVA rays, which are also given off by the sun and are often viewed as fairly harmless, could target "target the...


Word of the Day
vermicular
  • Like a worm in form or movement; vermiform; tortuous or sinuous; also, writhing or wriggling.
  • Like the track or trace of a worm; appearing as if worm-eaten; vermiculate.
  • Marked with fine, close-set, wavy or tortuous lines of color; vermiculated.
  • A form of rusticated masonry which is so wrought as to appear thickly indented with worm-tracks.
This word ultimately comes from the Latin 'vermis,' worm.
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