Quoted: Margaret Karagas on the Dangers of Indoor Tanning


Dartmouth Now takes note when faculty weigh in on issues of the day. Here is today’s “Quoted”:

“The new FDA regulations reinforce the science that teens and young adults may be especially vulnerable to developing skin cancer if they use tanning beds,” says the Geisel School of Medicine’s Margaret Karagas in a Reuters story about stricter Food and Drug Administration guidelines for indoor tanning lamps and beds.

Karagas is a professor of community and family medicine at Geisel.

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