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Is Your Margarita Giving You a Rash?

Sun sensitivity and related skin conditions are often misunderstood. Foods, medications, and skincare products can trigger symptoms like itching, redness, blistering, or burning. One of the most common conditions is photocontact dermatitis, a skin...
5-Mar-2024 8:00 AM EST Add to Favorites

American Academy of Dermatology Installs New Officers, Board Members

Two new officers and five new board members will be installed immediately upon conclusion of the 2024 Annual Meeting of the American Academy of Dermatology.
5-Mar-2024 8:00 AM EST Add to Favorites

Seemal R. Desai, MD, FAAD, Assumes Presidency of the American Academy of Dermatology

Dallas-based board-certified dermatologist Seemal R. Desai, MD, FAAD, will begin his one-year term as president of the American Academy of Dermatology at the close of the AAD’s Annual Meeting.
5-Mar-2024 8:00 AM EST Add to Favorites

New Treatments for HIV and Other STIs Provide Hope for Better Quality of Life

LGBTQ+ individuals have unique skin care needs, including concerns about sexually transmitted infections (STI), like HIV, as well as acne and hair growth and removal, especially relating to hormone replacement therapy.
5-Mar-2024 8:00 AM EST Add to Favorites

Board-certified dermatologist discusses occupational risks of skin cancer for those who serve

U.S. veterans are at a higher risk of developing melanoma, one of the deadliest forms of skin cancer, likely due in part to the occupational hazards associated with active duty in countries near the equator where ultraviolet (UV) levels are higher.
5-Mar-2024 8:00 AM EST Add to Favorites

Expert Dermatologists Present Latest Information at 2024 AAD Annual Meeting

The 2024 American Academy of Dermatology Annual Meeting will take place March 8-12 at the San Diego Convention Center in San Diego. The meeting will feature more than 300 educational sessions with more than 1,600 speakers discussing the latest...
5-Mar-2024 8:00 AM EST Add to Favorites

American Academy of Dermatology survey shows sun protection lacking in winter

A recent American Academy of Dermatology survey revealed that nearly one in five adults are not aware that you can get sunburned during the winter, and even fewer protect themselves from the sun before common outdoor activities in cold weather.
6-Feb-2024 10:45 AM EST Add to Favorites

American Academy of Dermatology issues updated guidelines for the management of acne

Acne is the most common skin condition in the United States, affecting nearly 50 million Americans each year, with symptoms usually beginning in puberty.
31-Jan-2024 10:30 AM EST Add to Favorites

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7 Rosacea Skin Care Tips

Rosacea is a common skin condition that affects at least 14 million U.S. adults and commonly appears as a tendency to blush or flush more easily than others. While treatable, symptoms, such as skin thickening and eye problems, can often be...
9-Apr-2024 12:05 PM EDT

How to check for bedbugs

Bedbugs can make you itch just by thinking about them. These tiny, reddish-brown insects that feed on blood are notorious for infiltrating hotel rooms and luggage, hitchhiking their way back to a new home virtually undetected.
14-Mar-2024 11:30 AM EDT

Syphilis cases rise in the U.S.

7-Feb-2024 12:05 PM EST

Signs your rash needs medical attention

Rashes take many forms, may spread across the body, and affect people of all ages. To the untrained eye, rashes may look alike, and while some are treatable with over-the-counter medications, other rashes can be a sign of a more serious condition.
23-Jan-2024 10:00 AM EST

Start the new year off with a fresh start (and skin)

With a rise in both public accessibility and visibility, cosmetic treatments are more popular than ever. Whether your New Year’s resolution is to improve your health or to look and feel your best, the most important thing to remember is that your...
9-Jan-2024 10:45 AM EST

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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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