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Tanning Salons: What You Risk for That ‘Healthy Glow’

If you’re like most people, you don’t want to show up at the beach or pool party looking like you spent your life in a flour sack. You want that glowing bronze-healthy tan. So you schedule a few hours…

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6 Strange But Real Addictions

From tanning beds to nasal spray, and from plastic surgery to Blackberry ("Crackberry") usage, addiction can crop up almost anywhere. Life is difficult for any addict, but successful addiction treatme…

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Are Spray Tans Safe?

I came across an article recently called “Spray Tan Dangers” by Beth Levine. This started me thinking about what we have become accustomed to thinking looks good today, especially in the summertime. …

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States Call for Bans on Teen Tanning

New York is the latest state to crack down on teen tanning by proposing legislation that would ban teens 16 and under from fake baking. California, Vermont and Massachusetts are among the states that …

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Tanning Trumps Skin Cancer Fears for Young Adults

Young adults would rather indulge in tanning today than worry about skin cancer tomorrow. Tanning is the norm in some circles. It's expected. Skin cancer is the most common form of cancer in the Unite…

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Dangerous New Flu Vaccine for Seniors

Photo Courtesy Of:  Stockbyte/Thinkstock "Fluzone High-Dose" is a new influenza vaccine manufactured by Sanofi Pasteur.  The new vaccine was created specifically for seniors, 65 and older. The C…

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New Skin Cancer Risk for Kids

  A new American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) policy statement strongly warns of the significant skin cancer risks of artificial tanning. But is your child listening? By Adam Bean, Rodale.co…

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Teens Warned About Tanning Risks

New guidelines from the American Academy of Pediatrics says indoor tanning beds are a hazard to children and adolescents. They also say adolescents should be discouraged from using them, because the i…

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