Increased Skin Cancer Cases Incites Stricter Sunscreen Labeling

June 15, 2011

Beach days are back again, as well as the cancer causing UVA and UVB rays. The U.S. Food and Drug Administration imposed new regulations starting next summer for sunscreen products protecting consumers against the harmful rays of the sun. These new labeling guidelines come only after 30 years of inaccurate and loosely regulated sun protecting creams and lotions. Dr. Richard Besser, ABC News Chief Medical and Health Editor, reports on the new sunscreen guidelines here.