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Released: 26-Mar-2020 10:05 AM EDT
Phoenix Dermatologist & Oncologist Honored for Providing Collaborative Care to Patient with Rare Cancer
American Academy of Dermatology

American Academy of Dermatology recognizes Drs. Lindsay Ackerman and Craig Reeder with national “Patient Care Hero” awards

Released: 24-Mar-2020 1:40 PM EDT
Bruce H. Thiers, MD, FAAD, Assumes Presidency of American Academy of Dermatology
American Academy of Dermatology

Today, board-certified dermatologist Bruce H. Thiers, MD, FAAD, will begin his one-year term as president of the American Academy of Dermatology.

Released: 24-Mar-2020 1:35 PM EDT
American Academy of Dermatology Installs New Officers and Board Members
American Academy of Dermatology

Today, the American Academy of Dermatology installed two new officers and five new directors to its Board of Directors. The AAD’s new officers and board members will lead the world’s largest dermatologic society, representing more than 20,000 physicians specializing in the diagnosis and medical, surgical, and cosmetic treatment of skin, hair, and nail conditions. They will also hold the same positions for the American Academy of Dermatology Association, a sister organization to the AAD that focuses on government affairs, health policy, and practice information.

16-Mar-2020 10:15 AM EDT
Melanoma Is Killing Fewest Americans in Decades
NYU Langone Health

Advances in treatment have led to the largest yearly declines in deaths due to melanoma ever recorded for this skin cancer, results of a new study suggest.

Newswise: New UCI-led study reveals how skin cells prepare to heal wounds
Released: 19-Mar-2020 2:05 PM EDT
New UCI-led study reveals how skin cells prepare to heal wounds
University of California, Irvine

A team of University of California, Irvine researchers have published the first comprehensive overview of the major changes that occur in mammalian skin cells as they prepare to heal wounds. Results from the study provide a blueprint for future investigation into pathological conditions associated with poor wound healing, such as in diabetic patients.

Released: 19-Mar-2020 10:30 AM EDT
American Academy of Dermatology Shares Hand Washing Tips Amid Covid-19
American Academy of Dermatology

As the number of COVID-19 cases continues to climb, health officials have been urging Americans to wash their hands at every opportunity. Hand washing is critical to the effort to stop the spread of the virus. However, a side effect of frequent hand washing is dry skin that can flake, itch, crack and even bleed, say dermatologists at the American Academy of Dermatology, making consumers more susceptible to germs and other bacteria. Fortunately, there are simple precautions you can take to avoid excessive dryness due to handwashing.

Released: 18-Mar-2020 5:10 PM EDT
Washing Wear: Five Ways to Keep Your Hands from Drying and Cracking
Rush University Medical Center

Now more than ever, hand-washing is important. As we work to battle the further spread of what is now a global pandemic, hand hygiene is our number weapon.

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Released: 10-Mar-2020 10:45 AM EDT
How to Prevent Hair Damage From a Weave or Extensions
American Academy of Dermatology

For many women, wearing a weave or extensions is a great way to switch up their hairstyle, adding length, volume and even color. However, while these hairstyles offer a range of possibilities, dermatologists from the American Academy of Dermatology say wearing them can damage your natural hair and even cause hair loss if proper precautions and care are not taken.

Newswise: Microscopic STAR Particles Offer New Potential Treatment for Skin Diseases
6-Mar-2020 8:10 AM EST
Microscopic STAR Particles Offer New Potential Treatment for Skin Diseases
Georgia Institute of Technology

In a study to be published in the journal Nature Medicine, researchers report on using a skin cream infused with microscopic particles, named STAR particles, to potentially facilitate better treatment of skin diseases including psoriasis, warts, and certain types of skin cancer.


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