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Ban the Tan?

Most dermatologists caution that any unprotected exposure to the sun - or other sources of UV light, like tanning beds - can cause cancer. Based on that, states and counties across the country are banning teens from using indoor tanning beds. Some say it's the latest example of "nanny state" rules. Others point out that tanning can address vitamin D deficiencies or seasonal depression. We take a look at the arguments for and against indoor tanning.

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