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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...

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2011-08-11 13:39:06

People who frequently use tanning beds may be spurred by an addictive neurological reward-and-reinforcement trigger, researchers at UT Southwestern Medical Center have found in a pilot study. This could explain why some people continue to use tanning beds despite the increased risk of developing melanoma, the most lethal form of skin cancer. The brain activity and corresponding blood flow tracked by UT Southwestern scientists involved in the study is similar to that seen in people addicted to...

2011-06-30 10:02:00

One year later, American Academy of Dermatology Association Urges Congress to Keep Tax in Place SCHAUMBURG, Ill., June 30, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American Academy of Dermatology Association (Academy) opposes recent legislation to repeal the federal 10 percent indoor tanning tax. Countless scientific studies continue to demonstrate clear and compelling evidence that tanning bed use increases the risk of developing all forms of skin cancer. Tomorrow, July 1, is the one-year...

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2011-06-28 12:54:30

A new California law has been proposed that could band teens under 18 from getting into a tanning bed, according to a recent Associated Press (AP) report. Legislators have joined lawmakers in at least 21 other states who have debated bills this year to ban or restrict tanning bed use by minors. California already bans teens under the age of 14 from using tanning beds, and older teens need parental permission. Senator Ted Lieu, who proposed the legislation, says the parent signatures on...

2011-06-21 05:00:00

New poll reveals protecting youth from the dangers of indoor tanning IS an election issue in Ontario To view the Social Media Release, click here: http://smr.newswire.ca/en/canadian-cancer-society-ontario-division/canadian-cancer-society-releases-election-policy-recommendations TORONTO, June 21, 2011 /PRNewswire/ - The Canadian Cancer Society is calling on the government of Ontario and all political parties, if elected, to commit to restrict indoor tanning by youth under the age of...

2011-06-14 09:57:00

Sunscreen Product Testing and Labeling Requirements Will Help Americans Reduce Their Risk for Skin Cancer SILVER SPRING, Md., June 14, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American Academy of Dermatology Association (Academy) today said that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration's (FDA) new sunscreen regulations will help Americans reduce their risk for skin cancer by guiding them to the most effective sunscreens and advising them on other sun-protection measures. During the FDA...

2011-06-02 11:15:00

Experts urge sun safety; warn of dangers associated with indoor and outdoor tanning CHICAGO, June 2, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Lindsay Walsh, like many young women, spent a lot of time trying to achieve that perfect bronze glow year round. She'd soak up the sun outdoors during the summer months and would maintain what she referred to as a "healthy looking tan" throughout the year by using indoor tanning beds beginning at age 15. Walsh felt that being tan made her prettier and...

2011-06-01 08:35:01

Beijing, June 1, 2011 - (ACN Newswire) - According to the recent research of Xpshou.com, tablet PCs equipped with Intel's Android will be listed at the middle of this year and next year you will see the new combination of Windows and the ARM. It is easy to see that the terminal equipment market will start to change from next year. The market share of Wintel's platform will decrease from nearly 50 percent of last year to 30 percent or less in 2014.Xpshou.com reports that the combination of...


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