'Tanorexia': Study Shows UV Light Activates Addictive Parts of Brain

Even though she has been diagnosed with skin cancer five times in the past 11 years, Lori Greenberg says she still dreams about tanning. "You need it almost on a daily basis," the Wayland, Mass., woman said today. "If you don't ... you feel like you go through withdrawals. It's almost like Xanax or Valium." She's convinced that she has "tanorexia," or an addiction to tanning. And a new study suggests that she might be right. Researchers have believed for several years that tanners exhibit...Full Story
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