tanningbed1Thinking about visiting a tanning salon to work on your base tan before heading on your vacation? You might want to read the latest news posted on CNN.com — Study: Sunbeds as harmful as cigarettes.  The International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC) just reclassified their position on the relation between sunbeds and cancer.  According to their studies, melanoma is more than 75% more likely to occur in individuals who use tanning devices before the age of 30.  And skin cancer isn’t the only type of cancer that people who visit tanning beds need to worry about: ocular melanoma is also a very real threat.

 

People have been speculating on the safety of tanning salons for years. Now that you know the truth, will you stop tanning?

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