Teen Must Tan Every Day to Battle Disease

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A high school student must use a tanning bed every day to battle a rare disease.

ABC News reports that the New Jersey senior has a condition called Mucha-Habermann that causes lesions to develop all over his body.

Josh Borelli tells ABC News, “One day I woke up in the eighth grade and I had red lesions all over my body so I went to the doctors.”

His doctor ordered a new treatment in addition to his prescribed medication- daily visits to the tanning salon.

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