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Skin Wars

I’ve had unexpected BRCA drama in the past few years. A lot of issues are because of my melanoma risk related to being BRCA2+.  Even though my mom is BRCA2+ and had malignant melanoma in 2008, I didn’t think the… 486 more words

Tanning dependence linked to other addictive behaviors - Study

Around 20 years ago a friend of mine was getting married and, as I was standing up, I thought it would be cool to have a tan. 531 more words

Skin Cancer

Cancer Society urges Alberta to proclaim indoor tanning ban law passed in 2015

EDMONTON — The Canadian Cancer Society is urging the Alberta government to finally enact legislation to ban young people from using indoor tanning beds.

The Skin Cancer Prevention (Artificial Tanning) Act was passed by the legislature in March 2015, but has not been put into force. 510 more words

Local News

Alberta urged to enact ban on young people using indoor tanning beds

EDMONTON – The Canadian Cancer Society is urging the Alberta government to finally enact legislation to ban young people from using indoor tanning beds. 609 more words

Health

Lesson 1517 - Hey, I tried

On St. Patrick ’s Day we took the kids out to dinner. Our family is not Irish, but because we have so many kids many people assume we are – so I think that kind of makes us honorary Irish. 401 more words

Personal

I've Been Injecting Myself With "The Barbie Drug" To Stay Tan All Year Round

Yes, you read that right. I have been injecting myself, in the stomach, with an unusual substance that keeps me tan all year round– no sun required. 567 more words

Health & Beauty

'NHS-BACKED UP STUDY' used to endorse SUNBEDS - WHAT?

January to March is said to be ‘PEAK SEASON’ for sunbeds. Why? Well, according to newspapers, it’s that time of year when ‘people are trying to get rid of that winter pallor or prepare for a holiday’ 1,038 more words

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