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Dublin: 14 °C Tuesday 11 August, 2020

#Skin Cancer

From TheJournal.ie 794 people die each year in Europe from sunbed-induced skin cancer - research Sunbeds

794 people die each year in Europe from sunbed-induced skin cancer - research

Women account for most of the melanoma cases related to sunbeds, according to the British Medical Journal.

GALLERY: 13 of the worst sunburn pictures we could find Scorchio This post contains images

GALLERY: 13 of the worst sunburn pictures we could find

If you’re annoyed about being at work and not getting to enjoy the sun, at least you’re not risking a burn like this…

From TheJournal.ie 100 deaths from melanoma every year in Ireland Cancer

100 deaths from melanoma every year in Ireland

Melanoma Awareness Month is this month. Experts warn that excessive sun exposure causes 90 per cent of all skin cancer cases, so sunscreen and shade is a must in the summer sun.

California bans underage use of tanning beds

Governor Jerry Brown signs a law which prohibits under-18s from using a tanning bed – raising the age threshold from 14.

From TheJournal.ie Arctic ozone layer now disappearing faster than ever Ozone Layer

Arctic ozone layer now disappearing faster than ever

New readings from the UN show that the layer of ozone over the Arctic had its worst winter ever, with record depletion.

NOT THAT you’d care in this weather, but Scottish scientists have proved that it’s physically impossible to get a perfectly even tan all over your body. The team found that different parts of the body are much harder to tan, with the bum being particularly resistant to colour.