Indoor Tanning Causes Common Skin Cancers, Study Finds

While less deadly than melanoma, basal cell and squamous cell cancers can be disfiguring

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However, he added that tanning, whether indoors or outside, needs to be done in moderation.

Some indoor-tan proponents maintain that the tanning technology has improved over time, but the researchers say both UVA and UVB exposure are dangerous.

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