Tanning Bed


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A bed or booth fitted with UV lights that emit UV-A, and lesser amounts of UV-B radiation, homogeneously delivering maximum light in the minimum time
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A 2014 (https://www.cbsnews.com/news/skin-cancer-burns-indoor-tanning-salon-injuries/) CBS News report found thousands of emergency room trips stemming from tanning bed injuries every year.
There's a population of men who tan and engage in other risky behaviours and are very unlike the young women that health educators assume are at risk of tanning bed health impacts, noted Pagoto.
The regulatory change allows the agency to require tanning bed manufacturers to submit a premarket notification, also called a 510(k) submission, prior to marketing the devices.
Ontario is protecting young people from skin cancer through a new law that bans the use of tanning beds by youth under the age of 18.
This past October, California signed into legislation the nation's toughest law on teens and tanning beds. Effective January 1, 2012, the law prohibits anyone under the age of 18 from using a tanning bed.
Although most reported occasional use, 38% of the tanners said they visited a tanning bed weekly.
Citing health concerns, Howard County, Md., recently became the first jurisdiction in the nation to ban all minors from using indoor tanning beds.
-- People who have used indoor tanning beds at some point in their lives face a modest 1.15-fold increased risk of developing cutaneous melanoma, Dr.
"Traditional ultraviolet light tanning bed use has been linked to melanoma and nonmelanoma skin cancers by recent case-control studies," Dr.
While Levy's Jackson, Mich.-based organization does not keep specific statistics on home tanning bed sales, he says the consumer market for "moderate, responsible tanning" continues to increase, which also pushes growth in the home-bed sector.
If they're not piercing and tattooing it, they're burning it in the sun or browning it in tanning beds. "I'd love to get my belly button pierced," says Britney **, 13.
In executing their survey, the researchers surveyed a population they believed were likely to be tanning bed users - members of college sororities.