HealthDay: Dr. Ellen Marmur Weighs In: “Teens Follow Mom's Lead on Tanning Beds”

New York, NY
 – May 13, 2011 /Press Release/  –– 

Indoor tanners were more than four times more likely to say their mothers use tanning beds than respondents who don't use tanning beds according to the American Academy of Dermatology online nationwide poll of more than 3,800 white females aged 14 to 22. "Mothers who tan indoors are not only putting themselves at risk for skin cancer, but they also may be putting their daughters at risk," Dr. Ellen S. Marmur, an associate professor of dermatology at Mount Sinai Medical Center. Learn more