Items Tagged ‘tanning bed’

April 24, 2013

Mayo Clinic warns teens of tanning

By Logan Lafferty Logan Lafferty (@loganlafferty)

Doctors will diagnose more than 76 thousand new melanomas in the U.S. this year, according to the American Cancer Society’s estimate. And that number has been rising for at least 30 years. So Mayo Clinic Health System is sending representatives to area schools to provide education and a clear message about the cancer. “Because it’s […]

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Tags: American Cancer Society, Mary Kief, melanoma, tanning, tanning bed, teenagers, WXOW Eau Claire

May 24, 2012

Is It Safe to Get a Base Tan?

By Mystery User

According to the latest research from the University of Minnesota‚Äôs School of Public Health and Masonic Cancer Center, using an indoor tanning bed increases the risk of melanoma skin cancer by 74 percent. With recent research from the Mayo Clinic finding a dramatic rise of skin cancer among young adults (under the age of 40), […]

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Tags: Best Health Mag Ca, Masonic Cancer Center, melanoma, tanning bed, University of Minnesota's School of Public Health

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