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How much tanning is too much?

Dr. Mehmet Oz, MD
Cardiology (Cardiovascular Disease)
Any tanning is too much. A tan is a sign of exposure to ultraviolet (UV) radiation and the damage that comes with it. Whether your tan comes from the sun or a tanning salon, tanning increases the risk of premature skin aging, deep wrinkles, and skin cancer. 

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