NY AG Takes the Lead and Sues 2 Tanning Salons for Deceptive Advertising

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50 years in the future, I’m certain people will look back and wonder what we were thinking about the unchecked proliferation of indoor tanning salons much like we modern, enlightened people look back on those cigarette ads from the 1930s that promoted healthly living. Finally, someone in a legal position of authority is doing something about it. The New York …

Top 10 Takeaways on the Dangers of Indoor Tanning

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The New York Times published a article today entitled, “Warning: That Tan Could Be Hazardous.” To summarize, the article makes the case that indoor tanning is a “serious public health concern.”  Here are the Top 10 Takeways from the article: According to a recent study by researchers at the University of Miami, there are more indoor tanning salons in Florida …

CDC Reports Tanning Bed Injuries Nearly 2,000 in 2012

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Enter an indoor tanning booth today and you may find yourself with skin cancer decades down the road. But some painful consequences could be immediate. An estimated 1,957 indoor tanners landed in U.S. emergency rooms in 2012 after burning their skin or eyes, fainting or suffering other injuries, researchers from the federal Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reported Monday. …