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American Academy of Dermatology’s Statement on the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine’s Report on Environmental Impact of Currently Marketed Sunscreens and Potential Human Impacts of Changes in Sunscreen Usage

The American Academy of Dermatology supports the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine’s recommendation that the U.S. EPA conducts an ecological risk assessment of UV filters to characterize possible risks to aquatic ecosystems...
9-Aug-2022 6:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

JAAD Ranks No. 1 Among Dermatology Journals

The Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology is the top peer-reviewed journal in its field, according to the 2021 journal impact factor rankings recently published by Clarivate’s Journal Citation Reports (JCR) Web of Science Group.
5-Jul-2022 1:45 PM EDT Add to Favorites

New Survey Reveals Public Confusion About Risks of Tanning and Sunburns

A recent American Academy of Dermatology survey of more than 1,000 U.S. adults revealed a significant increase in both tanning and number of sunburns in 2021 compared to 2020.
24-May-2022 10:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Seemal R. Desai, MD, FAAD, elected American Academy of Dermatology president for 2024

Texas-based board-certified dermatologist Seemal R. Desai, MD, FAAD, has been elected to lead the American Academy of Dermatology. He will be installed as president-elect in March 2023 and hold the office of president for one year beginning in March...
18-Apr-2022 6:15 PM EDT Add to Favorites

American Academy of Dermatology elects new officers, board members

The American Academy of Dermatology has announced the results of its annual election.
18-Apr-2022 5:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

The Latest in Sun Protection

New sunscreens now match a person’s skin tone without leaving a visible white film on the skin.
22-Mar-2022 12:55 PM EDT Add to Favorites

What’s Causing Your Child’s Itchy Rash?

Itchy rashes can be very irritating, especially when children get them, and you don’t know what is causing them.
22-Mar-2022 1:10 PM EDT Add to Favorites

American Academy of Dermatology Installs New Officers, Board Members

Immediately following the American Academy of Dermatology’s Annual Meeting, three new officers and four new board members will be installed to help lead the world’s largest dermatologic society and represent more than 20,500 physicians who...
22-Mar-2022 12:50 PM EDT Add to Favorites


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Dermatologist explains what happens if you get monkeypox

28-Jul-2022 10:30 AM EDT

Finding the Right Treatment for Hereditary Hair Loss

21-Jul-2022 5:20 PM EDT

Feeling Stressed? Board-certified dermatologist provides information on how mind body practices can help

21-Jul-2022 5:05 PM EDT

Finding the Right Treatments for Genetic Hair Loss

Hereditary hair loss, also known as androgenetic alopecia or pattern hair loss, is the most common form of hair loss in both men and women, affecting millions of people worldwide.
21-Jul-2022 3:20 PM EDT

Feeling Stressed? It Can Show in Your Skin, Hair and Nails

Stress is a part of life. Whether your stressors are small or large, they can impact both your mental and physical well-being.
21-Jul-2022 3:20 PM EDT

What to Do if You Think You Have Monkeypox

7-Jul-2022 11:30 AM EDT

6 Curly Hair Tips From Dermatologists

As people shed their winter hats in favor of warmer temperatures, letting their hair flow freely, having the right hair care routine is important. According to dermatologists from the American Academy of Dermatology, people with curly or tightly...
30-Jun-2022 12:05 PM EDT

American Academy of Dermatology Survey Shows Gen Z Sun Protection, Tanning Knowledge Lacking

A recent American Academy of Dermatology survey of more than 1,000 U.S. adults revealed that many Generation Z adults, ages 18-25, are not aware of the dangers of overexposure to the sun and are not protecting themselves from it. Ahead of the Fourth...
28-Jun-2022 10:00 AM EDT

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Headquartered in Rosemont, Ill., the American Academy of Dermatology, founded in 1938, is the largest, most influential and most representative of all dermatologic associations. With a membership of more than 20,000 physicians worldwide, the AAD is committed to advancing the diagnosis and medical, surgical and cosmetic treatment of the skin, hair and nails; advocating high standards in clinical practice, education and research in dermatology; and supporting and enhancing patient care for a lifetime of healthier skin, hair and nails. For more information, contact the AAD at (888) 462-DERM (3376) or aad.org. Follow the AAD on Facebook (American Academy of Dermatology), Twitter (@AADskin), Instagram (@AADskin1) and YouTube (AcademyofDermatology).

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