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Is a tanning bed more harmful than the sun?

UV radiation from a tanning bed is more intense than direct sun rays on the equator, and prolonged exposure can cause melanoma! But there is much debate over this! Any Suggestions here?

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  1. Florence Reply:

    It is a well-known fact that tanning in the sun is a harmful choice because of tanning beds and sunlight even more carefully than others, because they are at a Source:http://www.ehow.com/about_4695502_tanning-beds-vs-sunlight.html

  2. Margarita Reply:

    It is debatable if sun tanning or tanning beds is worse for your skin. It is still being researched as to which is more harmful.

  3. Betsey Reply:

    Answer: Tanning beds emit far fewer UVB rays than the sun does. UVB ray wav… …MORE… Source:http://www.chacha.com/question/why-is-tanning-in-the-sun-more-harmful-than-tanning-in-a-tanning-bed

  4. Carma Reply:

    the sun Source:http://wiki.answers.com/Q/What_is_more_harmful_the_sun_or_tanning_beds

  5. Izola Reply:

    Tanning beds are more harmful than the sun because they only use more damaging UV-A rays. Natural sunlight contains UV-A & UV-B. Source:http://www.chacha.com/question/why-is-the-sun-more-harmful-than-tanning-beds

  6. Drucilla Reply:

    Are tanning beds more harmful to you than tanning in the because I hate the way sun? I want to start tanning the fake tanners look. Just in perspective are beds worse than th

  7. Cher Reply:

    Well from my experience, I have been tanning for about 24 years now! I have generally always covered my face! However, my chest area is really showing the damage! I have lots of little dark spots on my upper chest, above the breast line! I feel like I cant wear low cut shirts, v necks or scooped necks now! Oh, and I have really never laid out in the sun since I was a teenager! So, its all tanning bed damage!

  8. Ethelyn Reply:

    A sunbed (British English), tanning bed (American English) or sun tanning bed is a The first high-pressure tanning beds incorporating more than a single .. given that tanning beds are dangerous and are hugely contributing to people

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