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File - A woman uses a tanning bed (Photo credit: GREG WOOD/AFP/Getty Images)

You Didn’t Think Bloomberg Would Go Quietly? Tanning Salons Next On Hit List

In what may be his last major initiative before leaving office, Mayor Michael Bloomberg plans to clamp down on tanning salons.

10/14/2013

Patricia Krentcil (credit: CBS 2)

Case Against Nutley ‘Tanning Mom’ Patricia Krentcil Sent To Grand Jury

Krentcil is accused of putting her 6-year-old daughter in a tanning booth, causing a slight sunburn. Krentcil has denied the charge, saying she “would never permit” her daughter, Anna, to go tanning.

06/04/2012

File - A woman uses a tanning bed (Photo credit: GREG WOOD/AFP/Getty Images)

Health Advocates Want All N.J. Minors Banned From Tanning Salons

The American Cancer Society says the rate of skin cancer, otherwise known as melanoma, has increased in the Garden State by 43 percent over the last 10 years and says indoor tanning booths are a major factor.

05/07/2012

Patricia Krentcil, accused of taking her young daughter into a tanning booth, appears in court on May 2, 2012. (credit: CBS 2)

Officials Terminate Probation For Nutley ‘Tanning Mom’ Patricia Krentcil

The New Jersey mom accused of taking her 6-year-old daughter into a tanning booth is no longer on probation, according to court officials.

05/04/2012