Summer unofficially kicks off Memorial Day weekend in Minnesota, and experts say this is also a good time to remind everyone about sun safety. Three and a half million people are diagnosed with skin cancer every year, and many cases can be prevented or detected early.
A new survey reveals how many Minnesota teenagers are increasing their risk of getting skin cancer. A new study from the Department of Health found 34 percent of white girls in the 11th grade admitted to using tanning beds over the last year. More than half of them tanned indoors 10 or more times.
A Mankato man is accused of photographing a woman as she tanned nude at a gym. The woman was tanning earlier this year when she opened her tanning bed and saw a hand over the wall holding a cellphone.
It appears the Twin Cities may see some sunshine this weekend, and a lot of people will be focused on soaking up whatever we get. Here are some tips on how to choose the best sunscreens.
In Minnesota this time of year, we soak up all the sun we can get before winter hits.
A woman got in trouble for allegedly letting her child tan in a tanning booth. Click here to see story and picture of mom.
A New Jersey mother is arrested for sneaking her 5-year-old into a tanning booth. The video of the mother looking a little, “burned” is shocking enough. Read the story and watch the interview here.
According to a recent online survey, people in the Twin Cities use indoor tanning beds more than people in any other major U.S. city.
For years people have been warned about the risks associated with excessive sun exposure but new research shows those who appear tanner may have an advantage after all.