Feds move to tighten oversight of tanning beds

Feds move to tighten oversight of tanning beds

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May 8 2013

The Wall Street Journal: FDA Seeks Cancer Warning For Use Of Tanning Beds

Federal health regulators moved to tighten oversight of tanning beds and said people younger than age 18 shouldn't use the beds at all. The move comes amid growing evidence that indoor tanning is linked to melanoma, the most deadly form of skin cancer, in young people. Tanning beds continue to be used by millions of teenagers (Dooren, 5/6).


This article was reprinted from kaiserhealthnews.org with permission from the Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation. Kaiser Health News, an editorially independent news service, is a program of the Kaiser Family Foundation, a nonpartisan health care policy research organization unaffiliated with Kaiser Permanente.

 

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