HealthDay Dr Joshua Zeichner Tanning Salons Now Outnumber McDonalds Outlets in Florida Study

Skin cancer researchers report in a new study that in Florida, tanning salons now outnumber McDonald's fast-food restaurants.

New York, NY
 – December 26, 2013  –– 

"Indoor tanning is known to cause skin cancers, including melanoma, which is deadly,” said Joshua Zeichner, MD, Assistant Professor of Dermatology and Director of Cosmetic and Clinical Research in Dermatology at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai. "Despite an increase in public awareness efforts from dermatologists, people are still sitting in tanning beds," said Dr. Zeichner, who was not connected to the new research. Learn more