08. 27. 2009
Tanning beds cause cancer. Period.
You've probably heard this before, but now it's extremely official: Tanning beds cause cancer.
Tanning beds cause all kinds of cancer, from basal cell (the not-serious kind that your dermatologist can freeze off) to melanoma, the potentially deadly kind that can move fast. Also, yikes, eye cancer.
WHO says? A bunch of experts put together by the World Health Organization, that's WHO. You can't get more authoritative than that. Journal Watch Dermatology has a brief explanatory article that's free.