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2013-02-24 16:20:25

OTTAWA, Feb. 24, 2013 /CNW/ - Today, the Honourable Leona Aglukkaq, Minister of Health and MP James Bezan (Selkirk-Interlake, MB), announced that Health Canada intends to strengthen its health warnings about the dangers of tanning beds. "The Harper Government is committed to protecting the health and safety of Canadian families," said Minister Aglukkaq. "Young adults should be concerned about the health risks associated with the use of tanning beds, including skin cancer. Today, we...

2013-01-18 08:22:07

F.T.C. Urged to Investigate MTV's Promotion of Hazardous and Potentially Deadly Behavior NEW YORK, Jan. 18, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Skin Cancer Foundation yesterday filed a formal complaint with the Federal Trade Commission, asking that the F.T.C. use its authority under Section 5 of the Federal Trade Commission Act to investigate MTV's Jersey Shore television series and related promotional initiatives. The Foundation is urging the F.T.C. to hold MTV accountable for promoting...

2012-12-18 12:27:40

NEW YORK, Dec. 18, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, a new coalition led by the United States largest professional sunbed centers announced the formation of the American Suntanning Association (ASA) as a values-based organization dedicated to increasing public awareness about the facts associated with moderate ultraviolet (UV) exposure and spray-on tanning, correcting misinformation about sunlight and sunbeds while raising the professional standards in American sun tanning centers. "It is time to...

2012-12-09 05:03:08

New York Tanning Salon Addresses the Positives and Potential Negatives of Using Indoor Tanning. Chelsea, NY (PRWEB) December 08, 2012 During the winter months, many will be flocking to their local New York tanning salon in an effort to look their best. Recently, through different media outlets, there have been many reports and stories of people going a little overboard with their tanning salon visits. Solar Salon is a provider of New York, NY indoor tanning solutions, and provides valuable...

Tanning Bed Motivations Studied
2012-10-17 06:05:56

Alan McStravick for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Earlier this month, I wrote on tanning bed use and its culpability in the rise of skin cancer rates, especially among certain age and gender groups. The carcinogenic nature of tanning beds is derived from exposure to UV radiation (UVR) which is one of the main risk factors for developing skin cancers. A new study out of Germany wants to go more in-depth in researching individual groups that are more motivated to use tanning beds and...

2012-10-13 04:00:34

A representative from Likewise Skincare responds to an article published by ABC News concerning a former indoor tanning bed user who needed to undergo surgery after being diagnosed with skin cancer. Bohemia, NY (PRWEB) October 11, 2012 On October 11th, Likewise Skincare, producer of sunscreen packed skincare products, comments on an article published by ABC News regarding the surgery some skin cancer patients receive after years of damaging indoor tanning. According to ABC News, Kim Benz, a...

In the 1970’s, as the general consciousness was being raised on the negative effects UV rays could have on skin, a fantastic solution arose. The advent of indoor tanning beds seemed the perfect way to maintain a golden hue without all the pesky side-effects that were coming to light, so to speak.
2012-10-03 14:59:50

Alan McStravick for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online In the 1970´s, as the general consciousness was being raised on the negative effects UV rays could have on skin, a fantastic solution arose. The advent of indoor tanning beds seemed the perfect way to maintain a golden hue without all the pesky side-effects that were coming to light, so to speak. People believed that indoor tanning minimized and even negated the negative health aspects of tanning in direct sunlight. Finally, a...

2012-09-27 14:21:07

Melanoma Network of Canada Succeeds with Peel Region on introducing a by-law to ban youth from tanning salons OAKVILLE, ON, Sept. 27, 2012 /CNW/ - The Melanoma Network of Canada was present today when the Region of Peel, which includes Mississauga, Brampton and Caledon, became the first region and second location in Ontario to ban minors from using commercial tanning beds. Annette Cyr, Chair and founder of the Melanoma Network of Canada intially approached Councillor Bonnie Crombie...

2012-09-18 02:27:54

Melanoma Network of Canada hopeful with decision by Ontario and Saskatchewan to provide Yervoy to treat metastatic melanoma OAKVILLE, ON, Sept. 18, 2012 /CNW/ - The Melanoma Network of Canada is encouraged by the announcement that Ontario and Saskatchewan have agreed to provide access to Yervoy, a new treatment for metastatic melanoma, the most deadly form of skin cancer and is hopeful that other provinces will also make this new treatment available to patients as soon as possible....

2012-08-28 23:02:26

Likewise Skincare representative Lisa Shariat replies to an article published on bostonmagazine.com which discusses the predicted rise in Melanoma in Massachusetts. Bohemia, NY (PRWEB) August 27, 2012 On August 27th, Likewise Skincare, manufacturer of facial moisturizer for dry skin, comments on an article published for Boston Magazine regarding the anticipated rise in skin cancer in Massachusetts. According to the article, “The American Cancer Society expects a 26 percent rise in...