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Atlanta Falcons RISE UP with the American Academy of Dermatology to Fight Skin Cancer

The Atlanta Falcons are proud to announce the team’s new partnership with the American Academy of Dermatology (Academy) in an effort to raise awareness of skin cancer. Through this partnership, the Atlanta Falcons will host free SPOT meTM skin...
23-Jul-2014 10:00 AM EDT

American Academy of Dermatology Statement on Journal of Internal Medicine Study on Sun Exposure, Vitamin D Levels and Mortality

Recently, a study in the Journal of Internal Medicine suggested that women who avoid sun exposure are twice as likely to die as compared to those who receive sun exposure. The study attempts to link low vitamin D levels with this increased death...
16-Jul-2014 12:00 PM EDT

Melasma: Tips to Make It Less Noticeable


Melasma affects more than six million women in the U.S. If you have melasma, dermatologists from the American Academy of Dermatology recommend the following tips for achieving a more even skin tone.
8-Jul-2014 10:00 AM EDT

Hawaii Becomes Tenth State to Ban Indoor Tanning for Minors Under 18

Hawaii Gov. Neil Abercrombie has signed into law a bill that protects minors from the dangers of indoor tanning.
3-Jul-2014 9:25 AM EDT

Legendary Quarterback Phil Simms Teams Up with the American Academy of Dermatology to Tackle Skin Cancer in Men

In recognition of Men’s Health Awareness Month and the start of summer, the American Academy of Dermatology (Academy) has released findings from a new survey, which found that more than 90% of American men know something about skin cancer, but...
30-Jun-2014 10:00 AM EDT

American Academy of Dermatology Statement on Sunscreen in Schools, Summer Camps

Statement from Brett M. Coldiron, MD, FAAD, President, American Academy of Dermatology
11-Jun-2014 12:10 PM EDT

How to Check for Bedbugs


According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), the United States is experiencing an alarming increase in the number of bedbug populations. In addition to being found in private...
10-Jun-2014 9:30 AM EDT

American Academy of Dermatology Announces Donation of Melanoma Exposed™ Program From Bristol-Myers Squibb

The American Academy of Dermatology (Academy) is pleased to announce Bristol-Myers Squibb’s donation of its Melanoma Exposed™ program to the Academy. The donation, provided through a charitable grant, will be used to increase public awareness of...
9-Jun-2014 10:00 AM EDT

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Saving Face: Dermatologists Helping Patients Identify Source of Facial Allergic Contact Dermatitis

Facial rashes can take on many forms. Whether red, flat, bumpy and dry, or scaly, flaky and itchy, the appearance of a rash on the face can be very distressing. Even more challenging is figuring out what is causing the rash – possibly an allergy...
1-Aug-2013 8:00 AM EDT

Acne Comes of Age Earlier

A growing number of preadolescents are experiencing acne. Dermatologists believe an earlier onset of puberty may be to blame, causing hormones to trigger the start of acne sooner.
1-Aug-2013 8:00 AM EDT

Dermatologists Have a Leg Up on Newer Minimally Invasive Treatments for Leg Veins

In the past, the only treatment available for varicose veins was a type of surgery called vein stripping, which required general anesthesia and weeks of downtime. Now, dermatologists who have received additional training are using minimally invasive...
1-Aug-2013 8:00 AM EDT

Dermatologists Urge the Public to Take Non-Melanoma Skin Cancer Diagnosis Seriously

For many of the more than 2 million people in the United States diagnosed annually with non-melanoma skin cancer – including basal and squamous cell carcinoma – the diagnosis may come as a welcome relief since it’s not a more serious diagnosis...
1-Aug-2013 8:00 AM EDT

Proper Skin Care Lays the Foundation for Successful Acne and Rosacea Treatment

Good skin care is a smart idea for everyone, but it is especially important for those who have acne and rosacea. Dermatologists recommend skin care products that keep the skin hydrated to improve the overall health and appearance of the skin,...
1-Aug-2013 8:00 AM EDT

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