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Gyms that promote health and wellness continue to offer members access to potentially fatal tanning beds.
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Fitness chains across America are offering tanning beds as an added amenity for some memberships despite the reported risk for malignant melanoma, a serious form of skin cancer, according to a study published in the Journal of the American Medical Association in December.
Researchers at the University of Connecticut examined the number of gyms that have tanning beds from three popular big-box fitness chains — Planet Fitness, Gold’s Gym and Anytime Fitness — in 33 states and Washington, D.C. They extracted data on locations around the country from websites between June 2018 and February 2019. Each gym was asked multiple times whether they offered tanning and if so, how many tanning beds were available for use.