FDA: Tanning beds, sun lamps to carry new warnings

May 30, 2014 4:05 AM

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FDA: Tanning beds, sun lamps to carry new warnings

For the first time, the federal agency is requiring manufacturers to warn consumers about cancer risks.

WASHINGTON — Tanning beds and sun lamps will carry new warnings that they should not be used by anyone under age 18, part of a government action announced Thursday aimed at reducing rising rates of skin cancer linked to the radiation-emitting devices.

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