Mar 2, 2011 12:23 PM by Bethany Tucker, KSBY News

New concerns over teen use of tanning beds

The American Academy of Pediatrics wants teenagers to be banned from using tanning beds.

Doctors are concerned teens who use tanning beds may significantly increase their risk for skin cancer. Studies show people who are overexposed to the sun in childhood are more likely to develop melanoma.

Tune in to Healthy Living, tonight on KSBY News at 5 for more on this story. We'll also have more information on this later, here on KSBY.com.


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