Sunbeds, Tanning and UV Exposure


Subject:
Consumer Research & Advocacy , Cancer , Diseases & Conditions , Skin Cancer (Melanoma) , Product Safety , Skin

Description:
This March 2005 fact sheet discusses the health consequences of using artificial tanning sunbeds such as skin cancer, skin aging, eye damage, sunburn reactions, and childhood ultraviolet (UV) radiation exposure. The document advocates government regulation of commercial sunbeds, and lists groups for whom indoor tanning is not recommended (such as children and people with a large number of moles). From the World Health Organization (WHO).

Publisher:
World Health Organization (WHO)

Language:
English

Source:
http://www.who.int/mediacentre/factsheets/fs287/en/


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