Dartmouth researchers find that youth indoor tanning increases early risk of skin cancer
- Posted: June 24, 2014
Dartmouth researchers have found that early exposure to the ultraviolet radiation lamps used for indoor tanning is related to an increased risk of developing basal cell carcinomas at a young age.
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