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Indoor Tanning

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Teens’ Indoor Tanning Tied To Other Risky Behavior

Government research links indoor tanning by teenagers with other risks including binge drinking, unhealthy dieting and sexual activity.

02/26/2014

(Anna Krentcil was arrested on charges that she took her six-year-old daughter into a tanning booth.  File photo)

Measure To Prevent ”Tanning Mommies” Takes Legislative Step Forward in N.J.

New Jersey already bars anyone under 14 from tanning salons, and requires parental consent for anyone between 14 and 17 years old.

05/14/2012

(Anna Krentcil was arrested on charges that she took her six-year-old daughter into a tanning booth.  File photo)

Anti-Cancer Groups Want N.J. To Ban Indoor Tanning For Those Under 18

The push is not due to the recent hue and cry over that New Jersey mom and her child in a tanning facility, but to what the American Cancer Society says are scary new figures about melanoma.

05/07/2012