U.S. Food and Drug Administration announces stricter regulations for indoor tanning devices
JAMA Dermatology has released a study, “International Prevalence of Indoor Tanning -- A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis.” This is the first summary of the international prevalence of indoor tanning exposure.
The Road to Group I
How the International Agency for Research on Cancer Came to Classify Indoor Ultraviolet (UV) Tanning as Carcinogenic to Humans
Philippe Autier, MD, MPH
In 2009, a working group of the International …
New York Tightens Tanning Laws for Teens
Published on December 28, 2010
As of December 21, New York State has increased restrictions on indoor tanning, requiring in-person signed parental consent for would-be tanners between the ages of 14 …
International Study Links Tanning Beds to Melanoma
Many teens and twenty-somethings want that bronzed glow all year 'round, and when they can't tan outdoors, millions use sunbeds to get it. Every year, nearly 2.3 million American teenagers visit …
American Academy of Pediatrics Calls for Ban on Youth Tanning
IN THE HEADLINES...
February 28, 2011 The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP), a group of 60,000 pediatricians, today called for all US tanning salons to bar minors. With this new policy …
World Health Organization Scientists Warn Against Ultraviolet Tanning Beds
The International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC), a working group of the World Health Organization, has added ultraviolet radiation (UVR)-emitting tanning devices - tanning beds - to the list …