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Sun Tanning

Dangers of Tanning Sun tanning or simply tanning is the process where by skin cancer is darkened or tanned. The process is most often a result of exposure to ultraviolet (UV) radiation from the sun or from artificial sources, such as a tanning bed, but can also be a result of windburn or reflected light. Many people deliberately tan their skin by exposure to the sun, called sun bathing, or by the use of artificial tanning methods. Some people use chemical products which can produce a tanning result...

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Tanning Bed Tan vs. Natural Sun Tan

Tanning bed Tan vs. Natural Sun tan Tanning is something that almost every teenager, woman and occasionally some men do. There are a couple of different ways to tan; one way to tan is to use the tanning bed, which is the most well-liked way of tanning because it is quicker. The second way to tan is by natural sunlight. Either way the person chooses they are positive and negative points about both. No matter which way a person chooses to tan, there good points and bad points...

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Tanning Beds

Catherine Edmonson Writing as Inquiry Ms. Allen February 12, 2014 What are the effects of tanning beds? Meet Natalie. She started tanning when she was 16 years old because she was convinced it made her feel prettier. During her college years, she would go once every 2 weeks and then began going once a week. She always joked about how she would get skin cancer, but thought it would never happen to her. When she was 21, her doctor noticed a spot on her back, which turned out to be melanoma; she went...

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Tanning Beds and Cancer

2011). What is even more alarming is, “a new study has shown that people who use tanning parlors once a month or more have an increased risk of developing malignant melanoma by 55%. Melanoma is one of the deadliest forms of skin cancer” (“Skin Cancer Facts” 2011). If this statistic does not scare those who use tanning beds, it should. Although a nice bronze glow accompanies your body after your trip to the tanning bed, a lifetime of trouble for your skin will follow, also. Is a nice tan really...

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Risk Of Tanning Essay

The Risks of Tanning and Exposure to the Sun The largest organ in the body is the skin, yet so many people are willing to abuse it. When it comes to indoor tanning, about thirty million Americans choose to tan each year. Seventy-five percent of these people who are under the age of thirty have an increased risk of melanoma. The worst part is, once the skin is damaged the skin, there is no way to reverse it. The risks of tanning and exposure to sun can lead to various diseases, which include various...

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Should Iowa Ban Teens from Tanning?

bill that bans teens, ages Seventeen and younger from tanning indoors. There is a lot that can be said about what tanning can do for you personally. About once or twice a week someone will go in for a tan. Tanning boost your confidence, gives your skin vitamin D, and over all helps you look good. But something has to be said about the harmful effects of tanning. It has been know for years that UVA rays can lead to skin cancer, wrinkles,and sun spots. Those won't boost your confidence later on will...

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Banning Teenagers from Entering Tanning Salons

Ban teenagers from tanning salons Five percent of the business at San Diego's Hollywood Tans was from teenagers. The number of teenagers going to tanning salons is on the rise. The annual revenue brought in by teenagers using the salons has reached five billion dollars (California 1). Although it helps the tanning salon industry, it is a huge health threat to the teenagers. They can get sunburned which the inflammation of the skin is caused by overexposure to ultraviolet radiation. It is...

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Tanning Causes Melanoma Skin Cancer

Illustration Essay: Tanning Causes Melanoma Skin Cancer In December of 2010, at the age of forty, I was diagnosed with Stage III Metastatic Melanoma. In my early twenties I would tan every day. I would tan outdoors or go into the tanning salon. At the tanning salon I would see the small picture of the danger signs of melanoma, only to look right next to it and see the large poster of a gorgeous model with beautifully tanned skin holding the latest indoor tanning lotion. That model’s poster...

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sun tan

SUN BEDS VS SUNBATHING VS FAKE TANS There are lots ways of getting a beautiful glowing tan that make you feel good and look good not only in summer but all year round but there are also dangers of getting this healthy tanned look. Sun beds. Lots of sun beds are coin operated these days with no supervision these can be found in every city on nearly every high street, there is nothing or no one telling you or allowing you are only to use them for a limited amount of time and certainly no one stopping...

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The Tanning Bed Industry and the Tobacco Industry: Ethical Sisters

The Tanning Bed Industry and the Tobacco Industry: Ethical Sisters? PHL/323 December 17, 2012 Edward Peet The Tanning Bed Industry and the Tobacco Industry: Ethical Sisters? The tanning industry and has a service to provide for monetary compensation. The industry and shop owners have an interest to protect. Their livelihood, loans to repay, franchise agreements to honor, human resource obligations to pay, and taxes to pay. The industry association and tanning business networks have a plan...

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