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

Publication 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.

Keywords

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

DOI of Published Version

10.1016/j.jaad.2016.09.044

Source

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

Related Resources

Link to Article in PubMed

Journal/Book/Conference Title

Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology

PubMed ID

27986162

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