'Feel-good hormones' make sun exposure addictive, study suggests

June 20, 2014 3:22 PM

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'Feel-good hormones' make sun exposure addictive, study suggests

Friday 20 June 2014 - 8am PST

When the sun is shining, many of us are unable to resist a trip to the beach to soak up the rays, despite recommendations that we should cover up to reduce the risk of skin cancer. And now, researchers have discovered why; ultraviolet radiation from the sun releases endorphins - "feel-good" hormones...

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