Recreation & Lifestyle

Think Twice Before Tanning For Prom

NEW YORK, N.Y.—Nearly 2.3 million teenagers in the US tan indoors annually, and with prom season right around the corner, the temptation to tan is even greater. But new research has found that first exposure to ultraviolet (UV)-emitting tanning beds in youth increases the risk of developing melanoma, the most dangerous form of skin cancer, by 75 percent.

Earth Day at the E.A.R.T.H. Center

SOUTH BRUNSWICK—Earth Day has long been a time to think globally and act locally. That’s why on Thursday, April 22, Middlesex County’s office of Rutgers Cooperative Extension invites you to celebrate the 40th birthday of the modern environmental movement, with Earth Day at the EARTH Center in Davidson’s Mill Pond Park , 42 Riva Avenue, South Brunswick, from 4 to 7 p.m.