University of Massachusetts Medical School Faculty Publications

Title

A proactive approach to ending the use of university debit cards for indoor tanning

UMMS Affiliation

Division of Preventive and Behavioral Medicine, Department of Medicine

Date

1-1-2017

Document Type

Article

Disciplines

Dermatology

Abstract

Recently, a review of the top 125 colleges ranked by US News and World Report found that 14.4% of universities have a campus debit card that can be used to purchase tanning services. We sought to dissolve the affiliations between universities and tanning salons.

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Citation: J Am Acad Dermatol. 2017 Jan;76(1):e35-e36. doi: 10.1016/j.jaad.2016.09.044. Link to article on publisher's site

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Link to Article in PubMed

Keywords

indoor tanning, young adults, college students, university debit cards, tanning services

PubMed ID

27986162