tanning beds http://kbia.org en Study: 65 Percent Of Mo. Salons Would Allow A 10-Year-Old To Use A Tanning Bed http://kbia.org/post/study-65-percent-mo-salons-would-allow-10-year-old-use-tanning-bed First things first, Washington University Dermatologist, Lynn Cornelius, said anyone under 18 years old has no business using a tanning bed.&#160; In fact, she really doesn’t like tanning beds at all, and said they’re directly linked to higher rates of skin cancer.<p>“It’s very similar to smoking,” Cornelius said.&#160; “If you look at how the World Health Organization and how they classify artificial light from artificial devices, it is a group one carcinogen, which means it is the same as tobacco smoke.”<p>Cornelius is the co-author of a larger study that conducted a survey of Missouri tanni Mon, 25 Feb 2013 15:04:46 +0000 Tim Lloyd 29431 at http://kbia.org Study: 65 Percent Of Mo. Salons Would Allow A 10-Year-Old To Use A Tanning Bed Missouri House gives first-round approval for tanning restrictions http://kbia.org/post/missouri-house-gives-first-round-approval-tanning-restrictions <p>&nbsp;</p><p>The Missouri House has given first-round approval to legislation that would require most teenagers to get their parents&rsquo; permission to use tanning beds.&nbsp;&nbsp;</p><p>Those&nbsp;younger than 17 would have to have a parent or guardian show up in person at the&nbsp;tanning salon&nbsp;and sign a document giving their consent. The bill&rsquo;s sponsor, GOP House Member Gary Cross of Lee&rsquo;s Summit, says his daughter suffered cell damage from regular tanning bed use.</p> Tue, 24 Apr 2012 22:53:30 +0000 Marshall Griffin 12969 at http://kbia.org Missouri House gives first-round approval for tanning restrictions Newscast for April 4, 2012 http://kbia.org/post/newscast-april-4-2012-0 <p>Regional news coverage from the KBIA Newsroom, including:</p><ul><li>Missouri&#39;s House and Senate disagree over budget cuts.</li><li>Missouri members of Congress oppose military base cuts or relocation.</li><li>A proposal limiting tanning bed usage among teens divides Missouri House members.</li></ul> Wed, 04 Apr 2012 22:49:06 +0000 Nick Gass 11845 at http://kbia.org Teen tanning ban divides House members http://kbia.org/post/teen-tanning-ban-divides-house-members <p><span style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Verdana, Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif, Geneva; font-size: 11px; line-height: 15px; ">A proposal to limit teen access to tanning beds has divided Missouri House members over rival concerns about cancer and government mandates.</span></p><p> Wed, 04 Apr 2012 18:34:10 +0000 Associated Press 11812 at http://kbia.org Teen tanning ban divides House members