'Medical sunbed' to find out how to keep safe in the sun

Despite the changeable weather, it is the time of year most people try and catch a little sun. But with warnings about the dangers of skin cancer and what time the sun is at it's hottest, sunbathing is something we know should be approached with caution.

So to try and clear up any confusion about what's safe and what's not, experts at Salford Royal hospital have set up a so called medical sunbed.

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Sunshine exposure study

A trial investigating the health benefits and risks of spending time in the sun is being launched in Manchester today.