Jim Byard's Health Beat
FDA Strengthens Warnings on Training Beds


The federal government is cracking down on the warning labels for tannning beds and sunlamps due to cancer risks. The U.S Food and Drug Administration says it plans to reclassify tanning beds from low risk to moderate risk products, meaning such beds and sunlamps will have to be approved by the FDA before thery can hit the market. FDA officials say faulty tanning beds have led to users being burned or exposed to too much radiation in several instances in recent months.

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