Archive for August 13th, 2009

Tanning beds finally recognized as a top cancer risk

August 13th, 2009 | Category: Facial Plastic Surgery

Going to the tanning salon this week? Might as well skip it and take a little arsenic. That, according to the AMA, is because a recent meta-analysis of various studies on tanning beds has finally caused the World Health Organization to elevate UV-radiation emitted from tanning beds to their top cancer risk category. This lofty position is shared among the likes of arsenic, mustard gas, asbestos, plutonium and, yes, even tobacco and mixed alcohol.

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WHO elevates tanning beds to top cancer risk

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