Parents influence teens' use of indoor tanning, study suggests

03/17/2011 | HealthDay News

A study of 6,125 teens ages 14 to 17 found that having a large allowance and parents who use or allow the use of indoor tanning beds were among the factors that contributed to teens' use of such beds, with females, whites and those who are older more likely to participate in indoor tanning. State laws regulating tanning bed use in youths did not have much effect, researchers reported in the American Journal of Public Health.

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