New research from the UK shows that while the recession may keep a significant number of people at home this summer, it will not keep them away from tanning beds.
Intermittent sun exposure on vacation or by using tanning beds is an important skin cancer risk factor.
Sun protection news stories worth of note. Dubai institutes midday break for outdoor workers. CMPF teaches children and families at Special Olympics sun protection methods.
A study released by the New Hampshire Department of Health and Human Services showed melanoma rates in girls and young women more than 38 percent higher than the rest of the nation.
Cultural mores in foreign countries often have the consequence of aiding in sun protection and decreased levels of skin cancer.
Researchers show link between driving and skin cancer. Here are steps to protect from dangerous UVR when driving.
Despite their limitations, two federal initiatives limiting access to tanning beds should be supported as they focus public attention on the dangers of tanning beds.
Kelly Osbourne is getting some attention for her new bronzed look, a tanning spray on. She is recently appointed spokesperson for a “self esteem” campaign focused on body issues. We’d say she is already doing a good job.
Knowing your skin type is a important means of understanding your potential risk factor for skin damage, including skin cancer. Here is a chart to analyze your skin type.
Here is short video on the need for public education on skin cancer. And, how to fund it.
Although the indoor tanning industry has loudly protested the imposition of a new tanning tax, it is unlikely to have much impact on tanning beds usage.