Teens dying from sunbed tanning curb $5 billion industry
from Bloomberg Businessweek
Teenage girls trading the risk of deadly melanoma for a year-round tan have helped spur a global backlash against the sunbed industry. Health officials from Brazil to Sydney are banning tanning salons amid evidence that they cause malignant lesions. Use of tanning beds causes all three types of skin cancer, especially for people younger than 25 years, a study published in October from the University of California, San Francisco said.
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