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Indoor Tanning Is Dangerous For Health, Warn US Health Institutions

The dangers of indoor tanning have been increasingly alarming especially to young women. One of the gravest issues linked to the most widespread indoor tanning technologies is the risk of developing melanoma, which is now the second most common form of cancer in the ranks of adolescents and young adults 15-29 years old.

Studies have revealed that young women in this age group are more prone to develop melanoma than males, mostly owing to an increased use of indoor tanning beds.

The most exposed to the risk of developing melanoma are young females who use indoor tanning beds frequently. The use of indoor tanning increases the risk of getting melanoma by 75 percent. Continue reading