'Feel-Good Hormones' Make Sun Exposure Addictive, Study Suggests | Melanoma Dispatch | Scoop.it

"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 - that act like a drug, making exposure to sunlight addictive."