Health & Fitness

July 6, 2014 7:11 PM

Excessive tanners could be hooked on a sunshine high

Evidence is building that some people tan excessively because they can’t help it. They’re addicted. Despite all the skin cancer warnings and consequences, they are compelled to bake their bodies because it makes them feel good. Dermatologists and some government efforts are trying to stop the addictions before they start.

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