29 Jul Young Adults Three Times Likely To Develop Melanoma From Tanning Beds
All of us, at one time or another, have gone to the tanning salon in search of that glowing tan that most of us long for. You know, thinking it was safer that toasting your self under the sun’s rays, fearing you will get home and find a black dot! Oh no, it can’t be!!
Well kids, keep your money in your pocket, hit the beach and get that tan naturally. The risk is slightly less that those damn tanning beds.
Experts say tanning beds increase the risk of cancer. The International Agency for Research (IARC) announced that it is now fact. Until now, the committee of experts who advise the World Health Organization had not confirmed a link between tanning beds, sunlamps, and cancer. The group made the decision after reviewing studies that showed teens and young adults who used tanning beds increased their risk of developing
melanoma by a whopping seventy-five percent.