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The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) Considering a Tanning Bed Ban for Children Under 18 Years of Age

By Ryan E. Alekman, Attorney and David Wolf, Attorney
Published by Child Injury Lawyer Network

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The Food and Drug Administration is considering the possibility of putting a tanning bed ban in place for children under the age of 18. Medical experts argue that there are known dangers from ultraviolet light and tanning beds. Skin cancer is a big concern for health experts. Teens often times do not understand or appreciate the risks of tanning beds or overexposure to the sun. It is important for teens and parents alike to understand these dangers and take precautions against the risk of overexposure which can and does lead to health problems like skin cancer. You can read more about these issues at FDA Considering Ban on Tanning Beds for Those Under 18 Years of Age.