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Delaware Bans Indoor Tanning for Minors Under 18

Delaware Gov. Jack Markell signed into law a bill that protects minors from the dangers of indoor tanning.

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Atlanta Falcons RISE UP with the American Academy of Dermatology to Fight Skin Cancer

The Atlanta Falcons are proud to announce the team’s new partnership with the American Academy of Dermatology (Academy) in an effort to raise awareness of skin cancer. Through this partnership, the Atlanta Falcons will host free SPOT meTM skin cancer screenings at Falcons’ training camp this preseason, July 25 – 27.

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The Best Advice for Acne Patients? Patience

Patience and compliance remains key to treating acne successfully, says the chairman of dermatology at NYU Langone Medical Center, an expert in adolescent skin conditions.

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New Psoriasis Drug Shows Potential in UAB-Led Phase III Trial

Boni Elewski, M.D., led one of two trials featured in the New England Journal of Medicine that show secukinumab is a safe and effective psoriasis treatment.

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American Academy of Dermatology Statement on Journal of Internal Medicine Study on Sun Exposure, Vitamin D Levels and Mortality

Recently, a study in the Journal of Internal Medicine suggested that women who avoid sun exposure are twice as likely to die as compared to those who receive sun exposure. The study attempts to link low vitamin D levels with this increased death rate. However, even the study authors admit that this is speculation on their part.

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New Study Helps Scientists Understand Melanoma Development

A new study by University of Kentucky researchers shows how a genetic defect in a specific hormonal pathway may make people more susceptible to developing melanoma, the deadliest type of skin cancer.

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Study of Dermatology on YouTube Shows New Ways Science Reaches Public

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A University of Colorado Cancer Center study published in the Dermatology Online Journal shows that YouTube also allows researchers, journals, and health advocates to connect directly with the public on topics of skin cancer and prevention.

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Melasma: Tips to Make It Less Noticeable

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Melasma affects more than six million women in the U.S. If you have melasma, dermatologists from the American Academy of Dermatology recommend the following tips for achieving a more even skin tone.

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Hawaii Becomes Tenth State to Ban Indoor Tanning for Minors Under 18

Hawaii Gov. Neil Abercrombie has signed into law a bill that protects minors from the dangers of indoor tanning.

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Fear, Not Data, Motivates Sunscreen Users, Research Shows

We’re often told that worrying can be harmful to one’s health. But University at Buffalo researchers say that when it comes to preventing skin cancer, a little fear is good for you.

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