Tanning bed regulation

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The [b]US Food and Drug Administration[/b] is strengthening its regulation of tanning beds, which have been shown to increase the risk of skin cancer. The FDA, which is reclassifying sun lamp products from low risk to moderate risk, said that in future sun lamp manufacturers must seek approval before they market a new product. In addition, tanning beds must carry a visible warning against their use in people under the age of 18.

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