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Don't Get Burned

By Sue Rochman

​Courtesy of US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention



Many people think a session at a tanning salon is a great way to prepare for the summer sun. But, in truth, there is never a good time to get an indoor tan. Every time you tan—whether indoors or outdoors—you increase your risk of getting skin cancer, including melanoma (the deadliest type). The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention initiative “The Burning Truth” is using ads like the one to the left to increase awareness about the dangers of indoor tanning. Get free printable versions of the ads, or small ads from the campaign for your website, social network profile, or blog.


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