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New 'Skinny' on Pigmentation

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For years, dermatologists have been urging us to keep out of the sun. But in the journal Nature this week, Boston researchers are reporting a discovery that could change that advice to "get a tan."

WBUR's health and science reporter Allan Coukell explains.

This program aired on September 21, 2006. The audio for this program is not available.

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