February 25, 20132252013
Without Laws, Many Tanning Salons Would Allow Kids: Study
More than 40 percent of
indoor tanning facilities doing business in Missouri -- a state
where the practice is unregulated -- say that tanning is totally
risk-free, a new survey reveals, with the vast majority indicating
that their doors are wide open to children as young as 10.
Climate Change May Threaten Worker Health, Productivity, Study Says
Although the specter of
climate change typically raises concerns about acute events such as
hurricanes, droughts and heat waves, new research suggests that
global warming may have a much broader chronic impact: the
permanent unraveling of worker productivity due to extreme and
enduring heat stress.