6 Cities in the Books; 15 to Go!

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Read More Destination Healthy Skin August Update It’s been a busy August for Destination Healthy Skin! We’ve traveled halfway around the country, providing free skin cancer screenings and education to hundreds of people in half a dozen cities. And we’re not nearly done yet! We’ll be traveling to 15 more from September to November. Check our schedule to see if we’ll be visiting …

Ask the Expert: What Do You Say to a Client?

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Read More Q: As a massage therapist, I see a lot of skin, and sometimes I’ll notice spots or sores on my regular clients that look different or don’t seem to be healing. I’m not an expert, but I feel like I should say something. What do you suggest? You’re right that massage therapists are well situated by virtue of …

And We’re Off!

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Read More Destination Healthy Skin Begins its Journey to 21 Cities in 2021 Our lifesaving journey has begun! The Destination Healthy Skin RV is on the road, traveling to 21 cities around the country, where local dermatologists are providing free, full body skin cancer screenings. We expect to screen 1,500 participants from August to November, and thousands more people will …

Is Basal Cell Carcinoma Serious? Let’s Ask Hugh Jackman.

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Read More Hugh Jackman is no stranger to skin cancer. In August, 2021 the Australian actor posted an Instagram video after having a second skin biopsy in two years. He urged fans to get their skin checked. “A couple of notes… please get skin checks often, please don’t think it won’t happen to you and, above all, please wear sunscreen.” Jackman is …

Clinically Speaking

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Read More While COVID-19 treatments and vaccines were being developed in 2020, clinical trials made more national news than ever before. How a new drug gets to your pharmacy is a complex regulatory process but also a humanitarian act that can save lives and change the world for the better. Here’s what you need to know — and why you …

Ask the Expert: Do Cosmetic Dermatology Treatments Make Your Skin Sun Sensitive?

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Read More Q: Do cosmetic dermatology treatments (like chemical peels or lasers) make your skin sun sensitive? Yes, any cosmetic treatment that purposefully exfoliates, punctures or otherwise damages the top or mid-layers of the skin will cause photosensitivity. These treatments include but are not limited to resurfacing lasers, microneedling devices and chemical peels. Since the new tissue revealed during these …