Mar 1, 2017 - There's little question that UV rays from tanning beds can heighten the risk of cancer, and yet the number of people who visit tanning salons has continued to rise. And now a new study has estimated that treating the skin cancer caused by tanning beds is costing Americans 43 . Jun 2, 2016 - . inside at desk jobs, having the option to be outdoors is seen as a luxury. . There is a lag time from UV exposure to when we see the cancer. . in sunless tanners is much smaller than getting skin cancer from tanning.'. Feb 28, 2017 - Tanning beds can ring up a steep bill — a whopping 43 million each year in medical costs in the US alone. Indoor tanning has long been tied to skin cancer, the most common type of cancer in the US. . Tanning beds emit UV-A rays, which can damage DNA, and UV-B rays, which can burn . Research indicates that UV light from the sun and tanning beds can both cause melanoma and increase the risk of a benign mole progressing to melanoma.10. Feb 28, 2011 - When her mom cautioned her not to tan so much, Hessel shrugged it off. . While kids may not be more vulnerable to skin cancers, they are less . Aug 20, 2014 - Tanning beds can increase your risk for developing melanoma by 23 percent. Consumer Reports and the Surgeon General recommend . Jul 11, 2017 - Sunless tanning products are a much safer way to achieve tanned skin. . Research on Cancer (IARC) upgraded the classification of tanning beds a sign of luxury in that one could relax outdoors and allow their skin to tan. To quantitatively and qualitatively examine changes in tanning attitudes portrayed . Despite public education initiatives aimed at preventing skin cancer, many . Mar 9, 2017 - 'If you look at the number one cause of skin cancer, it's not tanning beds. . argue that a 10 percent tax on an already-cheap luxury service has, .