True or false: Tanning beds are a safe alternative to sunbathing
False. Popular culture has made us believe that having a tan makes us look healthy and more attractive. Unfortunately, the ultraviolet light exposure required to get this “healthy glow” is killing us. Many people turn to tanning booths to get a quick tan.
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