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Does Indoor Tanning Increase The Risk Of Skin Cancer?

Colorado’s high altitude means the UV rays are generally more intense than other parts of the country, which makes it more likely to get for your skin to get overexposed. However, some of THE most harmful rays come from indoor tanning beds. According to the American Academy of Dermatology, even one indoor tanning session can increase a person’s risk of developing melanoma by 20%, squamous cell carcinoma by 67%, and basal cell carcinoma by 29%. Learn more from a former tanning salon employee about the dangers of tanning.