You May Also Like

Is it better for your health to shower in the morning or at night?

You’ll never believe what Martha Stewart does at 5 a.m. every day

Why Venus Williams swears by veggie-fueled mornings—and dandelion cleanses

How to get glowy results when you wash your face, according to a facialist

How to make your cheap grocery store flowers look like an expensive bouquet

There’s a scientific reason you should be talking to your pet

The surprising beach habit that may affect skin cancer risk


Drinking on the beach danger
(Photo: weheartit.com)

 

By Marygrace Taylor for Prevention

PreventionPiña coladas and daiquiris may be part of what makes beachside vacations great, but new research shows there might be a reason to think twice before ordering that umbrella drink: Imbibing in the sun could increase your chances for skin cancer.

A new analysis of 16 studies published in the British Journal of Dermatology concludes that downing more than one drink per day is associated with a 20 percent increased risk for melanoma, the most serious skin cancer type.

Keep reading to see why drinking in the sun may be dangerous…

More reading from Prevention:

12 healthy breakfasts for all-day energy
How stress is making your allergies worse