Could Tanning Beds Be Outlawed For Minors?

The Mayo Clinic is concerned about an eight fold increase in melanoma skin

cancer among young women. And it's from tanning bed usage.


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Mary Duh with Mayo in La Crosse says going to a tanning bed just once increases your chances of getting melanoma by 20 percent. A state Senate committee in Illinois has already approved a plan that would keep anyone under 18 out of a tanning salon, even if they have permission from their parents or other adults.

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