Is Indoor Tanning Addictive?
Your Health Minute
A new Georgetown University study found one in five women who had tanned over the past year has developed a dependence.
And women suffering with depression were more likely to become addicted to indoor tanning.
Researchers say about ten percent of melanoma and skin cancers in the U-S are linked to indoor tanning.
The study included almost 400 non-Hispanic white women who were between the ages of 18 and 30.