Sunscreen in Florida Schools

Sunscreen in Florida Schools

Florida will finally be joining the list of states that allows students to use sunscreen at school. For years sunscreen has been viewed as an over the counter drug similar to Advil and Aspirin by the FDA. Because of this categorization and the concern that some...
Melanoma Rates Rise Steeply Among Women Ages 18 – 39

Melanoma Rates Rise Steeply Among Women Ages 18 – 39

A recent study by the American Academy of Dermatology revealed an alarming trend in skin cancer rates among Caucasian women. “Research presented at the 2019 American Academy of Dermatology Summer Meeting in New York shows that between 1970 and 2009, rates of melanoma,...
While Smart phone Apps Can Be Helpful Raising Skin Cancer Awareness, They Are Not A Replacement For Regular Dermatology Appointments

While Smart phone Apps Can Be Helpful Raising Skin Cancer Awareness, They Are Not A Replacement For Regular Dermatology Appointments

There are several smartphone apps that claim to be able to analyze photos of moles and determine if there are irregularities that need the attention of a dermatologist. However, one should not rely on an app to diagnose skin problems. According to Diane Berson, a...
How to Choose the Best Sunscreen For Your Children

How to Choose the Best Sunscreen For Your Children

Protecting your children from the harmful rays of the sun should be a top priority this summer. One of the ways to prevent sunburns and the potential for developing skin cancer is applying sunscreen. According to Viseslav Tonkovic-Capin, MD, a Kansas City...
10 skin cancer myths debunked

10 skin cancer myths debunked

Skin cancer is the most common cancer in the United States. Our expert, Saira George, M.D., takes on some common myths about this disease, and has some tips to reduce your risk. Think you’re safe from skin cancer? It’s the most common cancer in the United States. It’s...

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