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Brooklyn Dermatologist Bridges Digital Divide to Help Patients at Safety-Net Hospital

Brooklyn board-certified dermatologist Shoshana Marmon, MD, PhD, FAAD, was honored as an American Academy of Dermatology Patient Care Hero for providing safe, accessible care to patients during the COVID-19 pandemic.
16-Nov-2021 2:25 PM EST Add to Favorites

National Healthy Skin Month: Dermatologists encourage regular skin checks

The American Academy of Dermatology highlights the importance of regular skin self-exams during National Healthy Skin Month this November. These exams help catch serious conditions early when they are most treatable. Research shows nearly one in...
11-Nov-2021 1:00 PM EST Add to Favorites

How to Care for Your Baby’s Delicate Skin, Hair and Nails

Bringing home a new baby is a time of joy and excitement. However, caring for them can be overwhelming — even for experienced parents. Fortunately, dermatologists from the American Academy of Dermatology say five simple tips can help make caring...
26-Oct-2021 11:40 AM EDT Add to Favorites

American Academy of Dermatology Association Comments on FDA Proposed Sunscreen Administrative Order

Statement from AADA President Kenneth J. Tomecki, MD, FAAD
24-Sep-2021 4:45 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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How to Test Skin Care Products Before Use

With so many skin care products available, including cleansers, moisturizers and cosmetics, it can be difficult to know which products to choose. While understanding your skin type can help you choose products formulated for your skin, it’s still...
19-Aug-2021 8:30 AM EDT Add to Favorites

The AAD Encourages FINA to Allow Swimming Caps Designed for Voluminous Curly and Tightly Coiled Hair

On behalf of the American Academy of Dermatology, I encourage the International Swimming Federation to allow Olympic athletes to use swimming caps that are designed for the unique properties of voluminous curly and tightly coiled hair as well as...
21-Jul-2021 10:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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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 2020 impact factor rankings recently published by Clarivate’s Journal Citation Reports (JCR) Web of Science Group.
13-Jul-2021 12:45 PM EDT Add to Favorites

How to Treat Keratosis Pilaris at Home

The start of summer means more tank tops and shorts, and for some people, a pesky new skin condition they may not have noticed before. Keratosis pilaris causes tiny, rough feeling bumps to appear on the skin, most often on the upper arms and thighs....
24-Jun-2021 11:20 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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How to Remove Unwanted Hair Using a Cream, Lotion or Gel

As temperatures remain high across the country, removing unwanted body hair is still top of mind for many; however, shaving may have started to feel tedious. Fortunately, there are options besides shaving or waxing. According to board-certified...
14-Sep-2021 11:05 AM EDT

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Need Another Reason to Exercise? Rutgers Board-Certified Dermatologist Available to Discuss New Research Findings on the Effects of Exercise on the Skin

12-Aug-2021 11:15 AM EDT

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USC Dermatologist’s Quick Action Stops Scarring from Alopecia

Board-certified dermatologist Nada Elbuluk, MD, MSc, FAAD, was honored as an American Academy of Dermatology Patient Care Hero for swiftly diagnosing and treating a patient’s severe scarring condition.
16-Aug-2021 11:55 AM EDT

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New AAD Survey Throws Shade at Gen Z and Millennials for Poor Understanding of UV Exposure

Gen Z and Millennials may be the voice of fashion or lead debates over who owns the “middle hair part”, but when it comes to knowing how to protect their skin from the sun’s harmful UV rays, they need to up their game, according to a new...
27-Jul-2021 10:20 AM EDT

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Univ. of Mississippi Medical Center Board-Certified Dermatologist: AAD Survey Shows Many Americans are Unconcerned About Skin Cancer Despite Majority Having Risk Factors for the Disease

9-Jun-2021 10:30 AM EDT

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American Academy of Dermatology Association Statement on Physician Assistant Name Change

4-Jun-2021 5:45 PM EDT

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Brigham and Women’s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Board-Certified Dermatologist: Indoor Tanning Early in Life is Associated with Risk of Anxiety and Depression Later in Life

20-May-2021 11:30 AM EDT

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Johns Hopkins Board-Certified Dermatologist: Blood Pressure Medication May Increase Risk for Sunburn, Particularly for Non-Hispanic Black Women

13-May-2021 9:55 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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