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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.

Posted by Tam    Category: body
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