Study: Nail lamps carry minimal risk of skin cancer

Michelle Obama's manicure is shown next to her Tracy Reese dress at the DNC.

December 7, 2012 9:32:04 AM PST
Researchers say a new study refutes claims that nail lamps can cause skin cancer.

The study measured radiation from typical nail lamps and determined they are low risk.

The findings contradict a 2009 report that claimed the devices are as dangerous as tanning beds due to UV exposure.