Tanning Salons React to New Tanning Law

EUGENE, Ore. — One of the new laws going into affect with the new year is requiring all minors to have a doctor’s note in order to tan at salons. Not everyone is a fan of the new rule. Owner of Sunsational Tan in Eugene says it puts parents in a tough position because teens … Continue reading »

Hot Weather Brings Families Out

COTTAGE GROVE LAKE, Ore. — With temperatures in the mid-80s Sunday, people were out and about at Cottage Grove Lake for some fun in the sun. The lake was filled with boaters, kayakers and swimmers. There were plenty of people tanning on the dock as well. “I like innertubing and hanging out with my family … Continue reading »

House Bill Would Change Tanning Rules

PORTLAND, Ore. — Oregon is ranked fourth in the nation for its death rate from skin cancer. That’s something that may come as a shock, but OHSU researchers say it’s because of a high use of tanning beds. A new House bill is addressing that high skin cancer death rate. It would restrict anyone younger … Continue reading »