Tanning survey finds evidence of young customers, bad info

02/25/2013 | Reuters

Researchers surveyed operators at 243 indoor tanning facilities in Missouri and found that almost two-thirds of them said they would accept preteens as customers, sometimes without needing consent from parents. Of all the respondents, 43% said there were no health risks linked to indoor tanning, while 80% said that tanning could help avoid sunburns later in life. The findings appear in the journal Pediatrics.

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