Most US gyms are fueling cancer with tanning beds, study warns

But more than half of US gyms also promote an addictive habit that could give you cancer: tanning beds.” writes

Last month, the General Assembly of Rhode Island approved legislation that bans minors from using tanning beds.Recently, some states have introduced legislation to try reduce the number of minors currently using tanning beds.A 2013 study, led by the Yale School of Medicine, found that melanoma survivors often continue to use indoor tanning beds against the warnings of their doctors.Of that group, 24 percent said that they used tanning beds at the gym at least once.

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