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Surgeon General: Tanning Is Behind Sharp Spike in Skin Cancer Rates

As rates of other cancers have declined, rates of the deadliest form of skin cancer, melanoma, have increased more than 200 percent from 1973 to 2011, according to a new “Call to Action” report from the Surgeon General’s Office.

07/31/2014

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Md. Pitches Tighter Rules For Minor Indoor Tanning

The Maryland Department of Health and Mental Hygiene is proposing a six-month expiration of parental consent for minor indoor tanning.

05/14/2013

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Md. Senate Panel Considers Banning Indoor Tanning For Minors

Parents who allow their teenagers to use tanning beds could see that option taken away. Some lawmakers want to replace the law that requires parental permission with an outright ban.

02/09/2012

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