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Many believe that tanning beds are a safe alternative to the sun, but research in the Journal of the National Cancer Institute has found that people who use tanning devices are 1

Many believe that tanning beds are a safe alternative to the sun, but research in the Journal of the National Cancer Institute has found that people who use tanning devices are 1.5 to 2.5 times more likely to develop common types of skin cancer compared to those who use none. And it doesn’t matter if you don’t burn. In fact, it’s actually worse to go to the tanning salon and get a little bit each day than it is to get an infrequent sunburn, says Dr. James Spencer, vice chairman of the department of dermatology at New York’s Mount Sinai Hospital. To banish winter pallor, head out for some fresh air on the ski slopes or go for a walk in the winter sunshine.

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