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News Archive for March, 2012

Mayo Tanning Report To Mislead

Friday, March 30th, 2012

Researchers at the Mayo Clinic are attempting to allege that indoor tanning is causing an 8-fold increase in melanoma incidence since 1970 in women under age 40 in one Minnesota county despite the fact that the nation’s largest and most …

10 Rules to Make Happy Employees

Thursday, March 29th, 2012

Being a good boss or manager means taking on a lot of different responsibilities, especially if you are a small business owner. You are the leader; all others should follow your example, so make sure it’s a positive one. This …

Derm: Tans are Nature’s Sunblock

Thursday, March 29th, 2012

British dermatology leader Dr. Sam Shuster says that a suntan is not damage — it is nature’s intended design and that anyone who thinks otherwise should “tell that to Darwin.” Shuster’s comments on suntans are published as a portion of …

Letter Attacks BC Teen Ban

Wednesday, March 28th, 2012

The announcement that Canada’s third most-populous province would draft rules this fall to prohibit UV tanning in salons for people under age 18 has begun to draw criticism of consumers who are comparing it to other controversial decisions.

“The proposed …

Salons Help Prevent Sunburns: Poll

Tuesday, March 27th, 2012

More than 9 out of 10 tanning facilities say they have clients who — prior to coming to their salons — could not get a suntan outdoors without sunburning, according to a poll conducted in March.

According to the …

Using Foursquare to Attract New Customers

Monday, March 26th, 2012

If you’re looking for a new way to attract new customers to your salon, try foursquare. Foursquare is a location-based social networking website where mobile phone users can “check-in” at different venues, such as restaurants or tanning salons. Checking-in allows …

3 Arrested in Boston Salon Robbery

Monday, March 26th, 2012

Three Boston women who allegedly robbed a Boston-area tanning salon Saturday are in custody after police located them within hours of the incident.

According to, two women in dark sunglasses entered a Hot Bodeez tanning salon in Somerset, Mass., …

Sunlight Cuts Stroke Risk: Study

Friday, March 23rd, 2012

A new study has yet another group of doctors questioning the all-out Sun Scare mantra, as it now appears that more frequent sun exposure may reduce your risk of suffering a stroke by up to 60 percent.

“We hear a …