tanorexia

2 Stories

Third of Young White Women Use Tanning Salons

Plus: Tanning mom banned from 63 salons

(Newser) - Some 32% of white women aged 18 to 21 have hit the tanning salon at least once in the past year, according to the first major federal study in more than 10 years. On average, members of the group tan 28 times per year. The study also found that 30%... More »

Diagnosis of the Day: 'Tanorexia'

Patricia Krentcil's face has dermatologists worried

(Newser) - The New Jersey woman accused of bringing her 5-year-old daughter into a tanning booth is, in the diplomatic words of AP , "deeply tanned." A dermatologist writing in the Daily News isn't so diplomatic about Patricia Krentcil's appearance. "In all my years of treating patients as... More »

2 Stories

AROUND THE WEB