Indoor Tanning and Skin Cancer (U.S. News & World Report)


A Dartmouth study found that teens and young adults who engage in indoor tanning put themselves at increased risk for early skin cancer, writes U.S. News & World Report.

“Our findings suggest that children and young adults who seek indoor tanning may be especially vulnerable to developing basal cell carcinoma, the most common form of skin cancer, at a young age,” lead researcher Margaret Karagas, a professor of community and family medicine at the Geisel School of Medicine, tells the magazine.

Read the full story, published 6/23/14 by U.S. News & World Report.

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