The FDA requires tanning machines to bear a label explaining the risks, but the messages are not particularly attention-grabbing.
June 11, 2015 Graphic images showing the effects of melanoma, combined with photos promoting the positives of avoiding indoor tanning, were more persuasive than standard text warnings.
That free bake at the apartment complex isn't such a smart health move.
June 4, 2015 Indoor tanning boosts the risk of skin cancer, yet half of apartments close to the University of Texas, Austin, offer free use of tanning beds. Many let minors use the machines, which is illegal.
This may seems like a great campus amenity, until you get melanoma.
October 29, 2014 The links between tanning beds and skin cancer are well known, but a survey of the top colleges and universities in the U.S. shows that many allow tanning beds on campus.
A plane flies above the clouds and two passengers sit oblivious to their exposure to cosmic rays.
Katherine Streeter for NPR
September 6, 2014 Pilots and flight attendants in some countries are classified as "radiation workers" because of their extra exposure to cosmic rays. Scientists say these frequent fliers may face greater risks.
Almost one-third of white high school girls say they seek out indoor tans.
August 21, 2013 Dermatologists say it's a lot easier to manage the skin cancer risk to young people from indoor tanning than it is to ban the sun. But the indoor tanning industry says doctors should be more focused on skin cancer in older folks.
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