Warnings issued about tanning as cause of skin cancer

August 4, 2014 5:23 PM

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Warnings issued about tanning as cause of skin cancer

Warnings against sunbathing are issued every year, and without fail people largely ignore them. But they shouldn’t.

Acting U.S. surgeon general Rear Adm. Boris Lushniak cautioned in a report last week that there has been a 200 percent increase in deadly melanoma cases since 1973, The Associated Press reports. But this is the season for laying out to catch some sunrays for that beautiful copper tone look.

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