Study: Tanning Bed Sunburn Frequent
College-age women who use tanning beds reported frequent sunburn, increasing their risk of cancer, U.S. researchers say.
Researchers at the Center of Excellence at the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey-Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, East Tennessee State University, Pennsylvania State University and Northwestern University, said the study involved 198 female students from two universities with a mean age of 19.
Lead author Jerrod L. Stapleton, a behavioral scientist at the Center of Excellence, said previous research on redness of the skin/sunburn in relation to tanning bed use relied on study participants’ long-term memory.
In this study, participants were required to make a
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