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I know the bad stuff but are there any health benefits from tanning?

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Dr. Michael Fisher
Dermatology
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In brief: Tanning benefits

We all know that the sun can make us feel happier and more relaxed.
  vitamin d sufficiency, along with diet and exercise, has emerged as one of the most important preventive factors in human health. Hundreds of studies now link vitamin d deficiency with significantly higher rates of many forms of cancer‚ as well as heart disease‚ osteoporosismultiple sclerosis and many other conditions and disea.

In brief: Tanning benefits

We all know that the sun can make us feel happier and more relaxed.
  vitamin d sufficiency, along with diet and exercise, has emerged as one of the most important preventive factors in human health. Hundreds of studies now link vitamin d deficiency with significantly higher rates of many forms of cancer‚ as well as heart disease‚ osteoporosismultiple sclerosis and many other conditions and disea.
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Dr. Paul Carter
Sunlight helps increase Vit D, but your should still use sunscreen to protect from the damaging effects of the sun.
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