What the Health? Are tanning beds safer than sunlight?

“Beauty is pain.”

We’ve all heard this mantra and know someone who goes to great lengths to achieve their beauty goals. Perhaps they go to a tanning bed to get that “healthy glow,” insisting that they’re safer than sunlight – right? After all, tanning beds were made for the sole purpose of getting an awesome tan!


With spring approaching, learn more about the myths and falsehoods surrounding tanning beds by checking out this post on the Your Health Today blog.

Like Love Haha Wow Sad Angry
Written by
Andy Napier

Have an article or feature story idea for Jagwire? Contact us at communications@augusta.edu.

View all articles
Written by Andy Napier

Jagwire is your source for news and stories from Augusta University and AU Health. Daily updates highlight the many ways students, faculty, staff, researchers and clinicians "bring their A games" in classrooms and clinics on four campuses in Augusta and locations across the state of Georgia.

Read on for stories of innovation in education and health care, opportunities at the center of Georgia’s new cybersecurity hub, and experiential learning that blends arts and application, humanities and the health sciences.