Research have proven to the world that tanning beds are not the best thing for your skin, now a dermatologist at the Mayo Clinic is making another claim about tanning beds that will have you thinking before you tan.

A respected dermatologist at the Mayo Clinic in Minnesota claims that it is 100% possible to catch an STD in a tanning bed.  Because the UV light doesn't kill off bacteria left behind by others, YOU could catch herpes or HPV.

He says the best way to avoid catching and STD in a tanning bed is to protect your private parts with something like a bathing suit bottom.

[Via:  Yahoo Health]

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