Even After Melanoma, Some People Keep On Using Tanning Beds

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Even after melanoma, some people keep on using tanning bedsLos Angeles TimesYou would think that people who were diagnosed with melanoma -- the most deadly form of skin cancer -- would be meticulously careful about using sunscreen, avoiding tanning salons and generally protecting their skin. You would be wrong, researchers ...and more »

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  • Melanoma
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  • Why Indoor Tanning is Particularly Dangerous for Young ...
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    Tanning beds seem to be the main culprit behind the drastic increase in skin cancer rates. While people have been using tanning beds less frequently in recent years, an estimated 7.8 million women ...
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