As millions of Americans prepare to enjoy the great outdoors this Memorial Day weekend, the National Council on Skin Cancer Prevention has designated the Friday before Memorial Day, May 24, 2013, as “Don’t Fry Day” to raise awareness of the...
5/22/2013 2:25 PM EDT
To help consumers make informed decisions when purchasing sunscreen, dermatologists answer some of the most common sunscreen questions and address some consumers’ safety concerns about sunscreen.
5/20/2013 9:00 AM EDT
Sunscreen can protect your skin against the effects of the sun, yet it is not as effective unless it’s applied correctly. A new video from the American Academy of Dermatology, “Sunscreen: How to Apply,” demonstrates dermatologists’ tips for...
5/14/2013 10:00 AM EDT
American Academy of Dermatology Association Applauds FDA Actions to Safeguard the Public From the Dangers of Tanning Beds
The American Academy of Dermatology Association (AADA) is pleased that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has proposed changes to its regulation of tanning beds, including a strong recommendation against the use of tanning beds by minors...
5/6/2013 2:50 PM EDT
The American Academy of Dermatology aims to paint the nation orange this May by asking the public to wear orange in support of skin cancer awareness on Melanoma Monday®, May 6.
4/29/2013 1:00 PM EDT
To encourage communities across the country to protect themselves from the sun and prevent skin cancer, the American Academy of Dermatology (Academy) today announced its 21 recipients for its 2013 Shade Structure Program Grants Program.
4/17/2013 12:00 PM EDT
Having beautiful nails is less a matter of luck and more a matter of caring for them correctly. Fortunately, there are simple steps people can take to properly care for their nails.
4/9/2013 7:00 AM EDT
New Jersey sent a strong message to young people that indoor tanning salons can be dangerous to their health. New Jersey has passed a law that bans minors under the age of 17 years old from using indoor tanning devices. The law is based on...
4/2/2013 10:25 AM EDT