Indoor Tanning

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The FDA warns that using tanning beds may damage the immune system. This damage can lead to more frequent infections, sunlight sensitivity, resistance to immunizations and medicine reactions.Read more: Risks of Indoor Tanning | eHow.com http://www.ehow.com/facts_5135251_risks-indoor-tanning.html#ixzz2176DIT9r The FDA warns that using tanning beds may damage the immune system. This damage can lead to more frequent infections, sunlight sensitivity, resistance to immunizations and medicine reactions.Read more: Risks of Indoor Tanning | eHow.com http://www.ehow.com/facts_5135251_risks-indoor-tanning.html#ixzz2176DIT9r The FDA warns that using tanning beds may damage the immune system. This damage can lead to more frequent infections, sunlight sensitivity, resistance to immunizations and medicine reactions.Read more: Risks of Indoor Tanning | eHow.com http://www.ehow.com/facts_5135251_risks-indoor-tanning.html#ixzz2176DIT9r Many people think that indoor tanning is not harmful. That it is just lights tanning your skin. Some tend to think that it is not as harmful because it is not direct sunlight. However what they do not know is that it is just as harmful. There are many regulations when one is wanting to tan. And in some states banned tanning for minors (Mestel, 2012). Indoor tanning not a safe to do. There are many reason to why the percentage of people tanning indoors have decreased. One main reason is because of skin cancer. There are more than one million different cases of skin cancer diagnosed in the United States each year. Schaumburg (2010) stated, “ In 2009, the International Agency for Research on Cancer, re-categorized indoor tanning devices in the highest risk category with tobacco smoke.” Of the thirty million people who tan indoors, over two million of these people are teens (Schaumburg, 2010). Indoor tanning can cause two types of skin cancer, melanoma and non-melanoma. If it is caught early, melanoma can be treated, but it can spread to other parts...
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