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May
24
2010

Free FDA Indoor Tanning Webinar This Wednesday

On Wednesday, May 26, 2010, FDA experts will host a 30-minute online session and invite questions from the public on the risks of using tanning beds and other tanning devices.

Apr
08
2010

FDA Cracks Down on Lipodissolve Procedures

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The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has sent warning letters to six U.S. medical spas related to the businesses' claims about lipodissolve treatments.

Mar
31
2010

Congress, Girl Scouts Support Positive Images for Girls in the Media

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U.S. House of Representative members are working with the Girl Scouts of the USA to help promote healthy body images in the media.

Mar
26
2010

Teeth-whitening Legislation

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By: Lauren Williamson

Teeth whitening seems like a simple treatment, but if you're not a dentist, you could be setting your spa up for trouble.

Feb
26
2010

Bill Proposes the Colorado Safe Personal Care Products Act

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Bill would prohibit the sale of personal care products formulated with chemicals identified as causing cancer or reproductive toxicity.

Feb
24
2010

Should Governments Take Legislative Action to Enforce Nutrition, Physical Activity?

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As the lack of nutrition and physical activity continues to result in rising rates of preventable conditions, the question of government intervention is being posed.

Jan
26
2010

Sun Protection Advocacy Group Endorses Tanning Bed Tax

SunAWARE, a not-for-profit educational advocacy group for the prevention and detection of skin cancer, has endorsed the proposed 10% federal tax on tanning beds.

Dec
21
2009

Latest Health Care Reform Bill Includes Different Beauty Industry Focus

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The newly revised bill now includes updates on a cosmetic surgery tax, as well as proposed tax on tanning salons.

Dec
03
2009

Viewpoint: Freeze the Botax

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By: Steven H. Dayan, MD, FACS

Proposed in the public option health plan currently being debated in the U.S. Senate, “Botax” would charge a 5% tax not just on Botox, but on all cosmetic medical procedures performed by licensed medical professionals. Dr. Dayan explains the many questionable aspects to this proposal, as well as cosmetic medicine's role in today's society.

Nov
20
2009

New Health Care Plan Includes a Tax on Cosmetic Procedures

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The new health care plan introduced to the Senate includes a proposal to tax some cosmetic procedures in an effort to pay for the plan.