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2011-05-23 08:15:00

Third Annual National Council on Skin Cancer Prevention "Don't Fry Day" Campaign to Encourage Sun Safety Awareness WASHINGTON, May 23, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Despite skin cancer's being largely preventable, it remains by far the most common type of cancer in the United States. There are over two million new cases of skin cancer diagnosed annually, which is more than new cases of breast, prostate, lung and colon cancers combined. To help reduce rising rates of skin cancer, the...

2011-05-03 10:15:00

WASHINGTON, May 3, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In light of mounting scientific evidence showing that indoor tanning increases the risk for developing skin cancer, including melanoma, the deadliest form of skin cancer, a contingent of national health care organizations have joined together to highlight the dangers of indoor tanning. Physicians from these organizations are concerned about the impact of indoor tanning on the public's health, particularly young women. Joining together are...

2011-05-01 00:09:06

Tan Solutions, the UK's leading self tanning products supplier, redesigns their website to make safe tanning more accessible. Sheepbridge, Chesterfield (PRWEB) April 29, 2011 Tan Solutions Ltd, one of the UK's leading suppliers of tan solutions, is pleased to announce the redesign of their website. The company's website is easy to navigate across their large range of products from tan solutions and tan creams right through to spray tanning equipment and related beauty products. Tan...

2011-04-27 10:19:00

SCHAUMBURG, Ill., April 27, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Despite repeated warnings from dermatologists on the health dangers of tanning, results of a new survey by the American Academy of Dermatology (Academy) confirmed that a large percentage of Caucasian teen girls and young women admitted using tanning beds or intentionally tanning outdoors in the past year. Thirty-two percent of respondents had used a tanning bed in the past year, and of those respondents, one-fourth (25 percent)...

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2011-04-07 07:15:00

According to a study by Cancer Research U.K., the use of sunbeds and lack of care during summer months have caused levels of skin cancer to soar among young people, with over two people under 35 being diagnosed every day in the U.K.. The research shows that rates of malignant melanoma have tripled among those aged 15 to 34 since the late 1970s. The number of cases of melanoma has jumped 5.9 per 100,000 people from 1.8 cases in the earlier period. Tanning beds could be playing a role in...

2011-03-26 00:00:29

At The Beach Adds New Store In Colorado, Continues to Expand Lonetree, CO (PRWEB) March 25, 2011 Colorado-based At The Beach Tanning Superstores (ATB) continues its regional growth with the opening of its 56th store in Lonetree, CO. ATB's newest location is equipped with state-of-the-art tanning beds, as well as the latest technology in age-defying sunless tanning "“ VersaSpa. "ATB has found continuing support from our customers and a growing demand in the communities we serve," said...

2011-03-08 07:00:00

March 9 Senate Hearing to Consider Greater Protection of Youth Senate Bill 604 & House Bill 1111 ANNAPOLIS, Md., March 8, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- State Senators Jamie Raskin and James Robey along with Delegate Mary Ann Love join 15 additional legislators in the Senate and House in co-sponsoring SB 604 and HB 1111 to prohibit use of tanning devices by minors under the age of 18. This new Maryland legislation to protect youth from melanoma, the deadliest form of skin cancer,...

2011-03-02 13:03:17

Tanning bed exposure can produce more than some tanners may bargain for, especially when they self-diagnose and use the radiation to treat skin eruptions, according to research conducted by the Indiana University School of Medicine Department of Dermatology. "There are many reasons to be cautious of tanning bed radiation but some people use tanning beds to 'self-treat' skin eruptions," said Jeffrey B. Travers, M.D., Ph.D., senior author of a study published online in the Archives of...

2011-03-01 15:25:00

NASHVILLE, Tenn., March 1, 2011/PRNewswire/ -- By this time of year, many adults are eager to lie on the beach and read a book while the kids swim in the pool and build sandcastles on the beach. These spring break activities are fun, but they can also be harmful if the necessary precautions aren't taken. "Many people are aware of the risks of the sun's ultraviolet radiation on the skin, but often, they do not realize the dangerous effects on the eyes," said Dr. Mark Lynn, owner and/or...

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2011-02-28 11:25:00

The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) is seeking to ban teens from tanning salons in hopes of reducing their risk of skin cancer, AP reports. Regulations by more than 30 states of indoor tanning by minors are currently in place with some refusing children younger than 14 into the tanning booths or requiring parental permission. Illinois and New York are among states considering bills barring anyone under 18 from indoor tanning. AAP joins the World Health Organization (WHO), the American...


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