Web Toolbar by Wibiya
 
 
 

GL PROFILES

More Friends = More Fun

 
 

GL
Tweets !

1 HOURS AGO Caramel pudding is loveee! Try our recipe: http://t.co/7b2CtmPfkM

2 HOURS AGO #DailyGiveaway! 5 get cozy in a pair of @Koolaburra Double Halo short boots: http://t.co/ameL0NklfP

2 HOURS AGO 4 things you never knew gave you bad breath: http://t.co/a2vBzNsPFj

 

sponsored links

Is your tanning salon lying to you?

 
Sources say yes. According to a congressional study, investigators discovered that when teens asked about the risks of indoor tanning, 90 percent of salons said using a tanning bed did not pose a health risk for fair-skinned girls. But that's not even the worst of it: 78 percent went so far as to claim that it would actually benefit girls--and they said that the rising rates of melanoma in young women are caused by sunscreen, not tanning. What a whopper!
 
As scientists have shown, indoor tanning increases the risk of developing melanoma and other skin cancers. But when investigators called 300 salons across the U.S., posing as teens inquiring about the safety of tanning beds, they were out-and-out lied to about the potential danger. 
 
"Tanning beds are brightly lit, cancer-causing coffins," said Representative Carolyn B. Maloney (NY), who requested the study alongside her fellow congressmen and women.
 
Tanning beds continue to be minimally regulated by the FDA, but certain states are now cracking down on salons that allow tweens and teens to tan regularly, or at all.
 
What do you think of this study, babes? Would you ever use a tanning bed?

BY BRITTANY TAYLOR ON 5/10/2014 12:00:00 AM

POSTED IN ,

< PREVIOUS   NEXT >   
comments powered by Disqus
 
Your favorite Hollywood BFF-duo is…



 
 

I should weigh myself frequently so I can manage my diet accordingly.

X

Win fall faves...

 

 

Attention, fashionistas: It's our annual

Fab Fall Finds giveaway! CLICK HERE to check

out the gear...and enter to grab it for yourself!

 
Posts From Our Friends

sponsored links