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FDA Proposal: Under 18? No More Tanning Beds

Public has 90 days to comment on proposed tanning rules

(Newser) - Minors hoping to get their tan on will have to choose the kind that comes in a bottle or get their rays from the sun, according to proposed rules from the FDA. Outlined Friday, the rules would bar those under 18 from using a sunlamp or indoor tanning device, reports... More »

Australia Is Banning Tanning Beds

Country hopes to lower high skin cancer rates

(Newser) - Aussies may not be artificially bronzed for much longer, with the majority of Australian states introducing bans on tanning beds. Australia has some of world's highest rates of skin cancer, which accounts for 80% of all cancers diagnosed in the country, the Wall Street Journal reports. A recent study... 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 »

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