The Free Market Doesn’t Care If You Live or Die
Paul Constant
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Serious question: what are the skin cancer rates of people who use tanning beds versus people who do not? Telling me the latter is 59% higher doesn’t really help here. What are the actual rates? If the chances are 1 in 100 versus 1.59 in 100 that would be a 59% increase. Maybe that increased risk is reasonable, maybe it isn’t.

The chances of smokers developing lung cancer is 20x to 25x that of non-smokers, so that difference blows away a 59% increase for tanning bed use.

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