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solarium

(sō-lā′rē-ŭm) [L. solarium, terrace]
1. A room or porch exposed to the sun.
2. A room designed for heliotherapy or for the application of artificial light.
3. A day or recreational room for patients; often used as a waiting area for family or visitors.
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Most solariums are in places like gyms or beauty therapists.
There are also some benefits and risks to solarium tanning.
UV radiation is disseminated not only by the Sun, but it is radiated during the process of welding, getting suntan at a solarium, by quartz lamps used in medicine.
I counted no less than six solariums on sunny South Bridge Street alone, making the town a prime contender for being the sunbed capital of, well, Lanarkshire.
TODAY we reveal that Liverpool solariums which allow teenagers under the age of 16 to use their beds will face prosecution.
Nearly half of the units have soaring 20'-8" ceilings and solariums with full-height glass frame windows; all have balconies (some with two) offering stunning city views, and gas burning fireplaces operated by remote control.
And Dr Wilson agrees with Liverpool health promotion officer Maureen Sayer - who has carried out her own investigation into solariums in the city - when she says says: 'There does appear to be an epidemic of skin cancer in this area 'You only have to look around Liverpool to see lots of solariums opening and lots of young women with orange skin.'
It is an example of 1930s-period architecture with large windows, extended solariums and open sundecks on cantilevered concrete decks.