tanning device


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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

tanning device

Public health A bed or booth fitted with UV lights that emit UV-A, and lesser amounts of UV-B radiation, homogeneously delivering maximal light in the minimum time. See Tanning.
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amp;nbsp;The three types of skin cancer cases were attributed to exposure to tanning devices in the U.
Numerous studies have documented that the use of indoor tanning devices poses significant short-term and long-term health risks ranging from minor sunburns to potentially fatal disorders (i.
Thirty-three states place some form of age restrictions on ultraviolet tanning devices.
TOUGHER action is needed to reduce the use of harmful sunbeds, researchers said, after a study found that the risk of skin cancer increases by 20% for people who use the tanning devices.
Studies show that expesure to UV radiation from artificial tanning devices is assoo: alea with a 75% ncreased risk of melanoma, the deadliest form of skin carreer, and non-me-anoma skin cancer such as squamous cell carcinoma and basical carcincma
Almost one-third of white female high school students and one-quarter of white women aged 18-34 years used indoor tanning devices over a 12-month period, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention researchers reported.
Third, use of an indoor tanning device was self-reported, and the degree of misreporting cannot be determined.
Then there was the tanning device which looked like a big cludgie.
Never use a tanning bed, booth, lamp or any other kind of indoor tanning device.
HB 2520--Increasing the Tanning Bed Age Requirement from age 16 to 18: The purpose of this bill was to prohibit the use of a tanning device by a person under the age of eighteen.
No person under the age of 14 will be allowed to use a tanning device while those between the ages of 14 and prior to turning 18 can only tan with written parental consent.