Saturday, December 10, 2016
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Healthy Living: Just one pre-prom tan can be dangerous
Teenagers tempted to head to the tanning salon before prom should think twice: Just one indoor tanning session per year in high school or college boosts the risk of developing potentially deadly melanoma by 20 percent, and each additional session during the same year raises this risk almost another 2 percent. The risk of basal cell carcinoma (BCC), a common non-melanoma skin cancer, increases by 25 percent after only one to two indoor tanning sessions. The risk soars to 73 percent after six or more sessions. . . .
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