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Indoor Tanning: The Risk of Ultraviolet Radiation (video)

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Sunlamps and tanning beds promise consumers a bronzed body year-round, but the ultraviolet (UV) radiation from these devices poses serious health risks. In this Consumer Update video, Sharon Miller, M.S.E.E., an FDA scientist and international expert on UV radiation, explains why it's important to avoid exposure to UV radiation from devices such as tanning beds, tanning booths, and portable home tanning units.

Date Posted: May 24, 2010

 
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