Archive for ‘tanning bed’

FDA Steps Up Tanning Bed Regulation

Posted by Chad Melius on Friday 27 June 2014

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WSJ What’s News: Niki Blasina reports. The Food and Drug Administration is increasing its regulation of tanning booths and tanning beds. The number of people who get skin cancer from indoor ultraviolet radiation is increasing, and people under 18 years old are more at risk.

What This Blog Is All About

Posted by Chad Melius on Thursday 12 June 2014

Show off your tan!

Our slogan says it. We will tell you what you need to know, but it may not always be what you want to hear.

We have no qualms about warning you of the dangers of tanning. But we know that many of you are going to get a tan anyway, since you like the way it makes you look and feel. So we will tell you what you can do to lessen the dangers.

In light of recent advances in the scientific study of skin cancer, many of our older posts are now completely out-of-date. So that you can keep up with the latest information more easily, we are now publishing a monthly digest of articles about headaches.

Remember, it’s impossible to have a tan without cancer-causing damage to your DNA and without causing future wrinkles. For a healthy tan eat carrots and use self-tanner. Remember these simple tips:

  • Use broad-spectrum zinc sunscreen and reapply every two hours or when you get wet.
  • Add an extra layer of protection with a full-brimmed hat and sun protective clothing.
  • Avoid tanning beds!

How to Tan Your Armpits During the Winter

Posted by Chad Melius on Sunday 19 February 2012

While it may be easy to go outdoors on a sunny day, open and lift your arms, and expose your armpits to get a nice even tan, not so many people have the option to do it – especially when winter comes around and snow kicks in. The alternative way to tan your armpits is to do it indoors, in the most effective and safest way possible. Read more …

Indoor Tanning Benefits

Posted by Chad Melius on Friday 23 January 2009

See this video news release about indoor tanning and potential benefits of responsible tanning.

Tanning Bed Hottie

Posted by Chad Melius on Sunday 7 September 2008

Ready for a hot tan?

Can a Tanning Bed Be Healthy?

Posted by Chad Melius on Wednesday 13 August 2008

Dr. Mercola talks about how a tanning bed can be modified to make it health-promoting, rather than cancer-causing.