Why Shouldn’t I Tan Indoors?

Before you try to banish the winter blues by adding some color to your skin with a trip to the tanning salon, remember that exposure to ultraviolet (UV) light from indoor tanning beds, sunlamps, and tanning booths increases your risk of developing skin cancer.

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AACR Joins With Melanoma Experts to Warn of Dangers from Tanning Beds

Because February is National Cancer Prevention Month and indoor tanning can dramatically increase a person’s skin cancer risk, melanoma experts are posting here and on other sites a message for America’s young people, especially young women – stay out of indoor tanning beds.

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