News bites: Tanning dangers, lifetime limits, and more


Tanning salons are putting young girls' health at risk by downplaying melanoma risks and lying about health benefits, says a new report from Democrats on the House Energy and Commerce Committee.

The prohibition on lifetime limits in the healthcare reform law doesn't apply to high-risk pools, Kaiser Health News reports.

Healthcare was the largest contributor to employment growth in the past two years, with a 22 percent share that was almost twice as big as manufacturing, Bloomberg reports

Pfizer is recalling 1 million packets of birth control pills because of dosage errors that could lead women to become pregnant, the AP reports.

A new report from the Consumer Healthcare Products Association finds that over-the-counter medicines saves the U.S. healthcare system $102 billion each year.