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Gel nail polish is popular for its durability, but needs to dry under a UV light. A new study raises questions about the potential health risks of those devices. StockPlanets/Getty Images hide caption

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UV nail dryers may pose cancer risks, a study says. Here are precautions you can take

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"Right now, there is no data on whether the UVA rays of the sun can inactivate this coronavirus," says Juan Leon, a virologist who focuses on environmental health at Emory University. ICHIRO/Getty Images hide caption

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University of Oregon scientists used real dust from inside homes around Portland to test the effects of sunlight, UV light and darkness on bacteria found in the dust. Dave G Kelly/Getty Images hide caption

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