Acne at Any Age

Acne at Any Age

Acne, unfortunately, can affect people of all ages. So why does acne affect everyone differently? What causes a pimple is pretty much the same regardless of how old you are. When you combine the skin’s oil, dead skin cells, and

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UV Index: The Sun Safety Scale

UV Index: The Sun Safety Scale

The UV Index scale is a great tool to tell you how quickly sunburn can occur if you are not applying proper protection. The ultraviolet levels are measured on a daily basis by the National Weather Service and then are

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Sunscreen: Picking the Right One for You

Sunscreen: Picking the Right One for You

Research has shown sunscreen use can help prevent skin cancer by protecting you from the sun’s harmful UV rays. Walk into any store and you will see an abundance of sunscreen options to choose from. It is important to understand

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How to Perform a Self-Skin Check

How to Perform a Self-Skin Check

Skin cancer does not discriminate by age, gender or ethnicity. It is important to know the signs of skin cancer and perform a monthly self-skin check to spot potential malignancies early. According to Sean Pattee, MD, Board-Certified Dermatologist and Fellowship-Trained

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Skin Cancer Facts

Skin Cancer Facts

Let's review some important facts about skin cancer. If you are ready to talk to a board certified dermatologist about your concerns, book an appointment with one of our cancer specialists. Skin cancer is defined by two categories, melanoma and

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Amazing Fun Facts About Your Skin

Amazing Fun Facts About Your Skin

There's a lot more to you skin than you might think. In addition to being your largest organ, your skin plays a vital role in detecting hot and cold, regulating your body temperature and protecting your muscles, bones and internal organs

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Ringworm: What You Need to Know

Ringworm: What You Need to Know

After covering Rash 101, we thought it would be a good idea to cover another type of rash, ringworm. Although this could have been shortly covered in Rash 101, we felt it needs its own moment in the spotlight because

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