Free skin cancer screenings offered
Do you check your skin for signs of skin cancer? Do you get skin cancer screenings? To encourage these healthy habits, the Academy offers free skin cancer screenings. You can find out whether a screening will be held in your area and sign up to be alerted when a free screening is offered in your area at: Free skin cancer screenings.
Dermatologists answer common sunscreen questions
With so many sunscreens available, it can be difficult to choose one. Should you select a gel, cream, or stick? What SPF do you really need? Dermatologists are frequently asked such questions. Youíll find their answers at: Sunscreen 101: Dermatologists answer burning questions about sunscreens.
Two more states ban minors from indoor tanning
The science is indisputable. Indoor tanning greatly increases a personís risk of developing skin cancer. To protect its youngest citizens, more states are passing legislation that bans minors from indoor tanning. To learn when these new state bans go into effect, read:
Dermatology A to Z: Dermatologistsí advice at your fingertips
Have you ever wanted to ask your dermatologist about nail care or the best way to wash your face? Perhaps, you wanted to take a few minutes to ask about selecting a sunscreen but felt silly. Now you can get this type of advice online.
Within Dermatology A to Z, youíll find dermatologistsí tips and advice about many topics including:
How to keep your nails healthy if you wear artificial nails.
Tips to prevent melasma from worsening during the summer.
How to treat poison ivy at home and when you need to see a dermatologist.
Whether youíre at home or on the go, you can access these tips and trusted information any time at Dermatology A to Z.