Health Tip: Talk to Teens About Tanning
(HealthDay News) -- Many teens want their skin to cast a bronze hue, but tanning can cause significant skin damage and serious health problems.
The American Academy of Family Physicians says teens can protect themselves by:
Wearing a wide-brimmed hat and sunglasses.
Avoiding direct sunlight when taking an antibiotic or birth control pills.
Avoiding tanning pills or tanning accelerators.