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The indoor tanning business is receiving more heat, as a recent Congressional report accuses the industry of misleading teenagers about the health risks associated with tanning beds. The American Academy of Dermatology Association has released this statement, urging policymakers to act on the investigation and adopt federal legislation to protect young people.
Mayo Clinic Dermatologist Dr. Dawn Davis says skin cancer is not the only risk.
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Title: Dr. Dawn Davis - Mayo Clinic Pediatric Dermatologist
The congressional investigation called more than 300 tanning salons in several states, posing as fair-skinned 16-year-olds asking a number of questions about the health and safety of indoor tanning. Some highlights of the report include: