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People Connect Being Tan With Being Healthy — The Opposite is True

There's been widespread concern  about the rising incidence of melanoma, which affects 75,000 Americans annually and results in nearly 9,000 deaths. Researchers speculate the uptick may be connected to the popularization of tanning beds, and some states are even considering legislation that would prohibit minors from going to tanning facilities. Mayo [...]

Created by Dana Sparks

Skin Cancer On Dramatic Rise In People Under 40

Mayo Clinic is noticing an alarming trend: the rate of skin cancer, especially in people under 40, is dramatically increasing.  In the April issue of Mayo Clinic Proceedings, researchers published a study that shows the incidence of melanoma has escalated and young women are the hardest hit.   Mayo Clinic dermatologist and lead investigator Dr. Jerry [...]

Created by Dana Sparks