American Cancer Society http://peoriapublicradio.org en Illinois law bans tanning beds for minors http://peoriapublicradio.org/post/illinois-law-bans-tanning-beds-minors <div>A new Illinois law bans anyone under 18 from using a tanning bed.&nbsp;<span style="line-height: 1.5;">Previously, minors had to get their parents' permission to use one.</span></div><p> Thu, 15 Aug 2013 22:32:31 +0000 Amanda Vinicky 10493 at http://peoriapublicradio.org Illinois law bans tanning beds for minors American Cancer Society looking for local participants in new study http://peoriapublicradio.org/post/american-cancer-society-looking-local-participants-new-study <div>The American Cancer Society is calling on Peoria and Bloomington residents to participate in its next cancer prevention study. The goal of the so-called CPS-3 study is to help identify new and emerging cancer risks.</div><div> Wed, 07 Aug 2013 17:14:20 +0000 Denise Molina 10055 at http://peoriapublicradio.org American Cancer Society looking for local participants in new study American Cancer Society to conduct new study http://peoriapublicradio.org/post/american-cancer-society-conduct-new-study <p></p><div>The American Cancer Society says a new national study could be a "gamechanger" in fighting the disease. IPR’S Chris Slaby has more.</div><div><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Springfield resident Lisa Hopper says she's lost her father, an uncle, and one of her best friends to cancer. She says she signed up for the project.</span></div><div> Mon, 10 Jun 2013 12:23:14 +0000 Denise Molina & Chris Slaby 7071 at http://peoriapublicradio.org American Cancer Society to conduct new study