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    A tanning bed may look very simple, but in reality it is very complicated, for instance, Gamma Rays have frequency’s greater than 3 x 1019, while UV rays have much lower frequency’s, so in a sunbed, if the frequency of UV light increases then it technically becomes Gamma Rays, depending on the amount of radiation that the person is exposed to, he/she might get radiation poisoning if exposed to small amounts of radiation, but if exposed to a large amount, according to a study in 2007 by the Health

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    Foundation, the chances of getting melanoma increases by 75% if one uses a tanning bed before the age of thirty. (Why is tanning dangerous?). In addition, every one in three cancers diagnosed are diagnosed as skin cancer, and nearly 75% of patients diagnosed have admitted to using a tanning bed at least once in their lives. Although in some states it may be legal to use tanning beds under the age of eighteen, tanning beds have been proven to cause melanoma and skin damage when used inappropriately

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    expert optician care for 15 years, and so we are recommending tips about keeping your eyes safe this summer. Exposure to sunlight may increase the risk of developing growths on the eyes and cataracts. Don’t forget that this risk applies to using tanning beds, and always protect your eyes from indoor UV light. When sunlight reflects off water and sand, it can lead to a painful condition called photokeratitis (which is also responsible for snow blindness and is like a sunburned eye). Since UV radiation

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    Studies have shown that tanning beds can improve one’s vitamin D production, clear their acne, and alleviate eczema and psoriasis (Danish, 2016). GassrootsHealth, a public health promotion organization contends that, “Ninety-nine percent of dermatologists believe UV exposure is a viable form of treatment for non-lethal skin conditions like psoriasis” (GassrootsHealth, 2015). In other words, almost one hundred percent of doctors who specialize in skin care recommend tanning beds for treatment of certain

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    teenagers are on a mission to get a tan. Not by being outside, but going sunless tanning through artificial UV radiation. Tanning beds are the first thing that pops into a teenage girl's mind this time of year. No matter how bad they want to be tan for an event or for their summer vacation, minors should not be allowed to go indoor tanning. The risks are far too important just to get the “perfect” look. Artificial tanning can be extremely harmful to the body, especially to younger people, and is just

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    Tanning beds are devices that give off ultraviolet radiation to make a cosmetic tan. They were first invented in 1978 by Friedrich Wolff. They are typically horizontal making it easier for people lay down in them. People are usually in there for about 8 to 15 minutes. They can be Shor 2 found at tanning salons and some people even have their own personal

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    Journal of Health Education, vol. 41, no. 5, 2010, pp. 274+. Questia School, www.questiaschool.com/read 1G1-238556190/college-students-knowledge-attitudes-and-perceptions. This article examines the risks and effects of ultraviolet radiation from tanning beds. Felts has conducted a thorough investigation of ultraviolet radiation effects and compared the results to those of a study performed seventeen years earlier. Specifically, both studies found that immediate effects of ultraviolet radiation

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    regularly go tanning to make sure they look darker for their special day. A large amount of time, money, and effort goes into getting and keeping tanned skin. In an effort to avoid paleness, people tan to fulfill their need for confidence and beauty. But, everyone seems to avoid thinking about the consequences. Girls want to be tan to have a higher self esteem, even though studies show that tanning is horrible for a person’s health. There has been speculation that using a tanning bed is the only

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    can leave you permanently blind so you can imagine that tanning beds can have the same result. The use of google in tanning beds can be very useful when trying to shield your eyes from the bright lights. “The use of eye protection such as goggles or sunglasses should be mandatory. However, as sunbed users aim to have an even tan, they often decide against protecting any part of their body,” (Sunbeds 1). With the use of eye google in a tanning bed you can get weird tan line near your eyes. Risking your

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    This article is relevant to the topic of tanning beds linking to cancer. Cancer has been increasing rapidly within recent years. It is one of the most leading causes of death among people in the United States. Skin cancer has been the most popular form of cancer that is growing especially since the invention of tanning beds. Sun exposure and radiation exposure increase the risk of skin cancer. The definition of cancer is abnormal cell growth or behavior. Studies have shown that sun and radiation

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