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Tanning attitudes need changing

Tanning attitudes need changing

Complimenting people on their tan could have a detrimental impact on their long-term health claims the NHS.

In their latest guidance for the NHS, The National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) states that more needs to be done to make people aware that a tan can indicate skin damage.

Its new draft advice on the benefits and risks of sunlight exposure says sunbathing is too often given a positive portrayal, with references to “a healthy tan” or the benefits of “escaping to the sun”.

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