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Debra Silberstein, Chicago’s 50th Ward Alderman, introduced an ordinance to restrict tanning facility use to adults at the May 9th City Council Meeting. The ordinance would prohibit tanning facilities in the city limits from allowing minors to...

On April 19th of this year, a new Bill was introduced by Sen. John “Jack” Reed [D-RI] and cosponsored by Sen. John “Johnny” Isakson [R-GA].

Update on Federal Tanning Legislation according to GovTrack.us.

Aesthetic and Cosmetic medicine is one of the fastest growing segments of medicine today. Non-invasive cosmetic procedures are on the rise. These procedures include neurotoxins, dermal fillers, laser resurfacing, laser removal of hair and...

The Tanning Bed Cancer Control Act of 2011, House Resolution 1676, was introduced in May of 2011 by Representative Carolyn Maloney of New York. This Bill has been referred to the House Subcommittee on Health; there has been no further action...

Reps. Henry A. Waxman, Diana DeGette, Frank Pallone, Jr., Rosa L. DeLauro, and Carolyn B. Maloney sent a letter to FDA Commissioner Margaret Hamburg urging the agency to take action on recommendations by the FDA’s General and Plastic Surgery...

The landscape of healthcare is changing, and professional nurses are key cultivators for influencing, leading, and guiding the evolution of nursing and healthcare delivery systems into the future.

Congresswoman Eddie Bernice Johnson (TX-30) introduced HR 3679, The National Nurse Act of 2011 on December 15, 2011. This legislation, co led by Congressman Peter King (NY-3) will create the National Nurse for Public Health by designating the...

Literally hours after the AADA sent its Member Alert on Thursday, Dec. 22, and days after Congress had officially left town for its holiday recess, Congress announced an agreement to temporarily stop the scheduled 27 percent Medicare physician...

The Health Policy and Advocacy Committee is building a grassroots network of DNA members from across the country. We invite you to join us as we prepare to take action on bills and other policy matters that come before the legislature.