Dr. Joseph Mercola, an osteopath and a leading peddler of pseudoscience takes a hit.
Accused by feds, sun bed-selling doctor settles for up to $5.3 million
For decades, doctors have warned consumers that indoor tanning is a skin cancer risk to be avoided. But if that was a message sun-starved Chicagoans didn’t want to hear, Dr. Joseph Mercola had a tanning bed to sell them. And he had a sales pitch to sweeten the deal.