Word on the Street: Study warns of indoor tanning risk

News 12 talked to viewers to see what they think about it. (6/25/14)

THE BRONX - There's a new warning out about the dangers of indoor tanning. 

According to a new study in the Journal of Pediatrics, hitting the tanning bed is linked to a higher risk of developing skin cancer at a younger age. 

Researchers also found that the risk of early onset basal cell carcinoma is particularly high among people who were first exposed to indoor tanning as teens or young adults.

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Many News 12 viewers sat they agree that indoor tanning is too dangerous, but some still do it. 

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