Archive | Clare Oliver

If We Banned Tanning Beds, Millions of People Wouldn’t Get Skin Cancer-Here’s What You Can Do

Given that more than two people die of skin cancer in the United States every hour, it seems like a bit of a no-brainer to cancel tanning beds, right? New research published in the Journal of the American Medical Association makes a compelling argument for instituting a total ban on the practice.

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‘Tanning beds are terrible’: Mom’s melanoma ordeal begins decades after indoor tanning

Thirty years after she started using tanning beds as a teenager, Sharman Dudley still has a regular reminder of the consequences.

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Melanoma characteristics in patients with a history of UV tanning bed usage

In the present study, the researchers sought to assess the impact of tanning bed use on the behavior of subsequent melanomas.

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Skin-cancer rates have spiked among young women; experts advise limiting sun exposure, tanning beds

New research shows that skin-cancer rates have surged among young women, likely because they use tanning beds, but health experts warn that exposure to the sun’s harmful ultraviolet (UV) rays puts us all at risk, so it’s important to always take precautions when out in the sun.

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