Meredith Ogilvie

Content by Meredith Ogilvie


There is no safe way to tan, according to newly released research conducted at the University of Minnesota’s School of Public Health and Masonic Cancer Center in Minneapolis.

The Minnesota researchers said their study shows a definitive link between tanning beds and melanoma, the deadliest form of skin cancer.

A healthy dose of sunlight can boost mood, increase vitamin D production and fight off several skin maladies. But too much sun can cause skin cancer even when the “sun” shines from a tanning bed.