- May 31st, 2013
“I remember back in the old days, when bacon, eggs, and sunshine were good for you.”
--Author’s grandfather, Warren SwensonReexamining our relationship with the sunBy Adam Swenson
- October 31st, 2012
Indoor tanning beds can cause non-melanoma skin cancer, and the risk is greater the earlier one starts, according to a new analysis led by University of California, San Francisco.
Young people who patronize tanning salons before age 25 have a significantly higher risk of developing basal cell carcinomas compared to those who do not, the researchers reported.
- July 1st, 2009
You’re aware of the usual suspects that’ll put you at a higher risk for melanoma: history of blistering sunburns; red or blonde hair; tanning beds; outdoor summer jobs as a teen; and a family history of melanoma, to name a few of the big ones. But new research shows there are other risk factors unrelated to sun exposure that should put everyone on alert, says Darrell S.By Meghan Rabbitt