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DNA Members attend a legislative hearing on February 22, 2013 to support Montana House Bill 456.

The bill (S1172), which was approved by a vote of 29-2, has been amended several times since its introduction. As now written, the measure would also prohibit children under 14 from applying spray tan in salons and require parents to participate...

In December of 2012 the American Academy of Dermatology Association hosted a meeting for key organizations and political representatives to discuss indoor tanning advocacy strategies for the upcoming year in Illinois, as the state will be...

As the DNA and other medical professionals and societies continue to advocate for indoor tanning bans, alternate views from the tanning and salon industries can be expected more and more, as this article shows.

A new association...

The Dermatology Nurse’s Association (DNA) supports the recommendation that the FDA include Alopecia Areata (AA) as a priority for research in the patient-focused drug development initiative being conducted as part of the fifth authorization of...

We have the opportunity to help the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) in preventing skin cancer through the reduction of UV exposure!

Teens under age 17 in New York will be banned from indoor tanning under a new law intended to protect children from ultraviolet radiation and a higher risk of skin cancer.

“At what point do we become too controlling of our children?” That was the question posed to the proponents of Montana House Bill 456, which was brought before committee on February 22, 2013.

Tanning beds in Chicago salons soon will be off-limits to people younger than 18.

Vermont became the second state to pass a law prohibiting tanning bed use for minors!