Melanoma Rates Rising for Boomers, Falling Among Young

Source: US News, February 2018

It looks like public health efforts to warn younger Americans about the dangers of tanning beds and sun exposure are paying off.
Rates of the deadly skin cancer known as melanoma have dropped among Americans aged 15 to 44, a new report from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention shows.
Unfortunately, baby boomers who baked themselves in baby oil during their youth are now paying the price as they age, with more than 70 percent of melanoma cases now being diagnosed in those over 55.
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