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Tanning addiction

Daily doses of UV rays received lying out in the sun or in artificial light can lead to a “tanning addiction” that can have an effect on the brain similar to use of opioid drugs like heroin and morphine.  (Photo by Renee McKay/Getty Images)

Study: Prolonged Exposure To UV Rays Triggers ‘Tanning Addiction’

Daily doses of UV rays received lying out in the sun or in artificial light can lead to a “tanning addiction” that can have an effect on the brain similar to use of opioid drugs like heroin and morphine.

06/23/2014

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Tanning: An Addiction Like Smoking

There are many sun worshipers who still want to be tanned despite the health risks.

07/10/2012

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