According to the American Academy of Dermatology (2015) states that current estimates one in five Americans will develop skin cancer in their lifetime with a rate of one out 50 patients developing melanoma. The skin’s exposure to the sun’s UV rays has a tremendous health benefit on the skeletal system. What is this impact and its overall importance? Unfortunately, too much skin exposure to UV rays can have a detrimental effect one’s overall health too. What skin complication(s) can result from too much exposure to the sun’s UV rays? One mechanism of UV exposure for teenagers and adults are tanning beds.
Should we outlaw the use of tanning beds to help prevent these health complications? Put limitations on them, such as make it prescription based? Why or why not? What is the solution with the use of tanning beds for teenagers and adults to limit UV ray exposure