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2011-02-27 00:01:40

Tans are caused by harmful ultraviolet (UV) radiation from the sun or tanning lamps, and if you've had one, you've sustained skin cell damage. Middleburg, VA (PRWEB) February 25, 2011 With Spring Break approaching, The Less Cancer Campaign wishes to remind sun worshippers of some of the dangers of tanning. The Skin Cancer Foundation tells us that a tan, whether you get it on the beach, in a bed, or through incidental exposure, is bad news any way you acquire it. Tans are caused by harmful...

2010-06-28 15:00:00

FAIRFIELD, Calif., June 28 /PRNewswire/ -- After working for 30 years as a merchandise manager for a major retail store, Stella Halsted wanted a change of scenery. She learned that a local indoor tanning salon was up for sale and looked into the indoor tanning industry. "I found that owners were successful, people were positive and everyone was committed to customer service," Halsted said. "The fact that the salon was only five minutes from my home helped me make my decision as well."...

2009-10-12 09:48:00

INDIANAPOLIS, Oct. 12 /PRNewswire/ -- Nine new alluring, body-contouring and eco-friendly tanning beds make up a new line of commercial tanning beds that begin shipping soon from tanning equipment leader ETS Tan. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20080410/CLTH087LOGO ) (Photo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20091012/DE90795 ) The e3(TM) line of tanning beds feature the latest in energy-saving science, ergonomic design principles and eco-friendly lamp configurations....

2009-09-22 07:16:16

Many indoor tanning businesses require parental consent for teenagers to use their facilities, but most would allow young tanners more than the government-recommended amount of exposure during the first week, according to a report in the September issue of Archives of Dermatology, one of the JAMA/Archives journals. Facilities with specific state laws regarding parental consent or accompaniment were more likely to require these steps. "Exposure to UV radiation from indoor tanning lamps has...

2008-07-12 06:00:28

By Delthia Ricks and Kimberley A. Martin, Newsday, Melville, N.Y. Jul. 12--Jessica Shutovich, 23, of St. James, went under the lamps of a tanning salon twice a week for six years until she noticed skin damage and freckles under her eyes. Now, unnerved by her family history of skin cancers, she spray tans once every few months -- though she'd still prefer the bronzed look she got from the lamps. "My face is pale now. It's like it needs the tanning or something," she said as she waited for...

2007-11-16 06:00:14

By Reynolds, Diane Lifetime exposure to ultraviolet radiation is a major risk factor for all types of skin cancer. The purpose of this manuscript is to examine theory-guided empirical studies examining adolescent tanning practices. Skin cancer is the most common of all cancers, accounting for nearly half of all cancers in the United States. The American Cancer Society (2006) estimated that melanoma, the most serious type of skin cancer, accounted for about 62,190 cases of skin cancer in...

2006-07-06 12:01:14

BRUSSELS (Reuters) - The young and fair skinned tan lovers should give sunbeds a wide berth because they can cause skin cancer, the European Commission said on Thursday. The European Union's executive arm said its scientific committee on consumer products concluded that using sunbeds, tanning lamps and other ultraviolet radiation devices is likely to increase the risk of malignant melanoma, a skin cancer. "Currently, apparently, there is no limit for manufacturers producing sunbeds...