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Indoor tanning is associated with injuries including skin burns, US study finds

BMJ 2014; 349 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.g7689 (Published 16 December 2014) Cite this as: BMJ 2014;349:g7689
  1. Jacqui Wise
  1. 1London

An estimated 3234 injuries linked to indoor tanning require treatment in US hospital emergency departments every year, researchers have calculated.

Skin burns were the most common injury noted in a research letter published in JAMA Internal Medicine, which looked …

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