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The Skin Cancer Selfie Seen Around the World

Though doctors have been voicing warnings related to tanning beds for some time, people still seen to be drawn to them, especially as summer approaches. People think that they can just go a few times before a big event, then another event comes along and another and another. Before long, the habit is formed. Do […]

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Raising Awareness with Melanoma Monday

  With warmer weather quickly approaching, it’s an exciting time of year for people of all ages. It means that pool season is here, time for the beach, outdoor sports and a host of other fun activities. What it also means is that the days are longer and the UV rays are stronger. You know […]

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How Can You Get Rid of Skin Sun Spots?

  Skin sun spots, also called solar lentigines (solar lentigo if it is just one spot) are common. In my dermatology practice, I am asked every day by my patients to help them fade or get rid of their unwanted sun spots. There are a number of “tricks” and tips that we use to do […]

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Helpful Tips for Skin Cancer Awareness Month

Skin Cancer Awareness Month takes place each May, and it’s perfect timing! The weather is finally beautiful, which means you’ll be outside more.  But … are you ready? Do you have new broad spectrum sunscreens for the season? Are you absolutely sure you know what to look for in broad spectrum sunscreens? Do you have […]

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AAD Melanoma Monday 2014

Melanoma Monday Is Today, May 5th

May is Skin Cancer Awareness Month and today is Melanoma Monday. It’s perfect timing because you need to be prepared as life here in the Northern Hemisphere moves outdoors from now until fall. The American Academy of Dermatology (AAD) has great resources for you as part of its Melanoma Monday and Skin Cancer Awareness Month […]

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