Strength & Conditioning Newsletter

Dec. 9, 2010


Is it difficult to believe that people pay to raise their risk of skin cancer? Using a tanning bed is among the most dangerous activities of winter, or any other season, reports a review by the World Health Organization’s International Agency for Research on Cancer. Tanning beds are so harmful that the IARC placed them in the highest cancer-risk category: “carcinogenic to humans.” So if you think the fake `n bake is safe, wise up – UV Rays from tanning beds are just as damaging to DNA as the ones at the beach.

*Taken from Women’s Health, October 2010

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