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New Report Warns That Spray-Tanning Could Cause Cancer
Posted By Nicole Abene On June 16, 2012 @ 9:56 am In News | 1 Comment
We know this is bad news for those of you who thought of spray-tanning as a safe alternative to UV exposure , but the active chemical used in spray tans, dihydroxyacetone (or DHA), can cause genetic mutation and DNA damage. A panel of experts from the fields of dermatology, toxicology, and pulmonary medicine told ABC News  of the dangers found when tested on cells and non-human organisms. Click ahead  to read more about the disappointing discovery and try to avoid the tanning salon.
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 UV exposure: http://www.ecouterre.com/sunscreen-ingredient-could-actually-increase-skin-cancer-risk-say-scientists/
 ABC News: http://abcnews.go.com/Health/safety-popular-spray-tans-question-protected/story?id=16542918#.T9oqUCtYswI
 Click ahead: http://www.ecouterre.com/spray-tanning-could-cause-cancer-warns-new-report/
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