Youth and Tanning Beds: Do Not Mix

The groundswell against the use of tanning beds got an additional boost last week when California Gov. Jerry Brown signed legislation prohibiting children younger than 18 from using the body-bronzers as of January 2012. California is the first state to enact such a ban.

In March, the American Academy of Pediatricians called for a tanning-bed ban for minors, and last year an FDA advisory committed made similar recommendations.

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