City Views

CityViews 2/15/12: The Dark Side of Tanning




Segment 1:

We dream of basking in the sun during the winter months, but tanning – say doctors – has a much darker side: disfigurement, addiction and skin cancer. A bill being considered by the Utah legislature would restrict minors from using tanning beds altogether. On Wednesday, we’ll talk about what the research shows about the health risks of tanning.


  • MaryAnn Gerber, Sol Survivors
  • Dr. Robert Andtbacka, Huntsman Cancer Institute
  • Joe Levy, Smart Tan



Segment 2:  Tree Trouble

From bugs to fungus to disease, trees are struggling in Salt Lake City. Urban forester Bill Rutherford joins us to talk about the problems and possible solutions.


  • Bill Rutherford, Salt Lake City Urban Forester
For more information on urban forestry and tree maintenance please click here.
City Views
City Views was a daily public affairs program that ran on KCPW from 2011 to 2013. It was hosted by Jennifer Napier-Pearce, who later went on launch and host "Behind the Headlines," the weekly news roundup from KCPW and The Salt Lake Tribune. The show featured news reports and interviews with policymakers, local newsmakers and
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