No Fun in the Sun for Many Young Women

It all began with a white prom dress. Brittany Lietz, then 17, bought the dress but decided that she would look prettier in it if her naturally pale skin were a little darker. Lietz, from Edgewater, Md., made an appointment at a local tanning salon for an eight-minute session. Over the next three years, her tanning habit grew into an addiction, a daily ritual that eventually resulted in melanoma, the deadliest skin cancer. "My body almost felt the need to go tanning to have that euphoria...Full Story
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