More Tanning Salons Ignoring State Laws

Washington D.C. joins more than 40 states that have put laws in place to protect minors from the highly dangerous act of indoor tanning. While that is a good thing in theory, laws are useless when they’re not obeyed. A study cited within the linked source article revealed that almost 40% of tanning salons flout […]

Sun Safety-Based Lessons are Ineffective for Educating Teens About Skin Cancer

Over the 18 years since the Melanoma Education Foundation (MEF) was founded, we’ve learned that the success of sun safety instruction varies, depending on the age of the students. Sun safety education has a much greater effect on elementary school students than it does on teens who attend junior high and high school. Sloan Kettering […]