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Posted Nov 10 2008 4:17pm

Well this may not go down well for the tanning business wanting to grow.   They say more studies should be done.  I did learn something here though, I had no idea there an International Tanning Association.  The American Cancer Society feels that indoor tanning is not safe either, and that patients should seek information from their physicians relative to Vitamin D.  image

Maybe John McCain, since he has battled skin cancer can help Sarah Palin out here a bitas this article statesshe installed a tanning bed at her own expense in the Governor’s Mansion when she took office, but I know they go months without sun up there.  

"It was done shortly after she took office [in early 2007] and moved into the mansion," Wetherell told the Narco News.”

The experts seem to feel that sun exposure, natural or tanning bed increases the danger of contracting skin cancer.  BD

Sept. 18, 2008 -- Health experts are fighting back against an aggressive campaign by the tanning industry to portray sunbathing and the use of indoor tanning beds as not only safe, but good for you. In a series of papers published today, leading researchers in the fields of melanoma research, dermatology, and cell biology call for greater regulation of the indoor tanning industry. Arguing that there may be no such thing as a safe tan, Society of Melanoma Research President David E. Fisher, MD, PhD, and colleagues accuse the industry of trying to confuse the public about the health benefits of tanning.

International Tanning Association Executive Director John Overstreet accuses the authors of the newly published reviews of making "irresponsible assertions without providing any concrete link between indoor tanning and melanoma."

Healthy Tanning Beds? Experts Say No

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