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Thursday, June 15, 2017 | PracticalDermatology.com, PracticalDermatology.com, Bayer, Skin Cancer Foundation

Coppertone Whips Up Excitement About New Sunscreen Line

Coppertone is going all out to launch their new Whipped line, available in both CLEARLYSheer® and WaterBABIES® Pure & Simple formulas, including partnering with beauty influencers and the …

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Tuesday, June 06, 2017 | PracticalDermatology.com, PracticalDermatology.com, Research and Publications

Game Change: New Handheld Tissue Scanner Can See Below Surface of Skin in Psoriasis

A new handheld tissue scanner allows dermatologists to look below the surface of skin in psoriasis patients and can provide clinically relevant information, such as the structure of skin layers a…

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Monday, June 05, 2017 | PracticalDermatology.com

Mayo Clinic Data: Two Forms of Nonmelanoma Skin Cancer on the Rise

Two types of non-melanoma skin cancer (NMSC) have increased significantly in recent years, according to a new report in  the June 2017 issue of Mayo Clinic Proceedings. Specifically, ther…

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Sunday, June 04, 2017 | PracticalDermatology.com, PracticalDermatology.com, Product Launches and Updates

Luminora Launches New UPF Sunwear Line

Founded by skin cancer surgeon, Dr. Ali Hendi, and his designer wife, Azi Hendi, the Spring/Summer 2017 collection from Luminora launched in May with 12 foundational piec…

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Tuesday, May 30, 2017 | PracticalDermatology.com, PracticalDermatology.com, PracticalDermatology.com, American Society for Dermatologic Surgery

ASDS: Nearly 10.5 Million Treatments Performed in 2016

Dermatologic surgeons performed nearly 10.5 million medically necessary and cosmetic procedures in 2016 -- five percent more than 2015 and up 31 percent since 2012, according to the 2016 American So…

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Thursday, May 25, 2017 | PracticalDermatology.com, American Society for Dermatologic Surgery, Sunscreen

May 26, 2017 is Don’t Fry Day

The Friday before Memorial Day (May 26, 2017) is Don’t Fry Day. The day, designated by the American Society for Dermatologic Surgery Association (ASDSA) in collaboration with the National Cou…

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Wednesday, May 24, 2017 | Personnel/Company News, PracticalDermatology.com, Sensus Healthcare

Sensus Healthcare Wins Technology Award from Greater Miami Chamber of Commerce

Sensus Healthcare, Inc. was awarded the 2017 Technology Leader of the Year for the Disruptive Technology by The Greater Miami Chamber of Commerce. Sensus provides a non-invasive, cost-effective treatm…

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Monday, May 22, 2017 | PracticalDermatology.com, American Academy of Dermatology

Statement from AAD President Henry W. Lim, MD, FAAD, on the Safety of Sunscreen

“The American Academy of Dermatology wants to emphasize that sunscreen remains a safe, effective form of sun protection. As one component of a daily sun-protection strategy, sunscreen is an impo…

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Thursday, May 18, 2017 | PracticalDermatology.com, PracticalDermatology.com, Research and Publications, La Roche-Posay

Consumer Reports: One-Third of Tested Sunscreens Delivered Less Than Half of Labeled SPF Protection

For the fifth year in a row, Consumer Reports’ testing has shown that some sunscreens failed to provide the level of protection promised on the package. Of the more than 60 lotions,…

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Wednesday, May 17, 2017 | Personnel/Company News, PracticalDermatology.com, PracticalDermatology.com, Product Launches and Updates, Valeant NJ

Valeant Dermatology Announces New Senior Leadership Team in Advance of SILIQ Launch

Valeant Dermatology announced a new senior leadership team, led by Bill Humphries, executive vice president and group chairman.  The team includes Michael McMyne, vice president of sales; Stac…

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Monday, May 15, 2017 | Personnel/Company News, PracticalDermatology.com, PracticalDermatology.com, PracticalDermatology.com, PracticalDermatology.com, Johnson & Johnson, Neutrogena

CVS Pharmacy's New Long Live Skin Campaign Aims to Increase Awareness of Skin Health

CVS Pharmacy, the retail division of CVS Health, is rolling out a new multi-platform Long Live Skin campaign  to increase awareness about skin health, sun safety and proper skincare. The Long …

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Tuesday, May 09, 2017 | PracticalDermatology.com, Research and Publications, American Society for Laser Medicine and Surgery

RCM Imaging of Skin Granted Reimbursement Codes by CMS; Wider Adoption Likely

After more than two decades of effort, reflectance confocal microscopy (RCM) imaging of skin has been granted reimbursement codes by the US Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services. A report in L…

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Wednesday, May 03, 2017 | PracticalDermatology.com, American Academy of Dermatology

UNF Receives Platinum-Level Skin Smart Campus Designation

The University of North Florida received the platinum-level Skin Smart Campus designation by the National Council on Skin Cancer Prevention and will implement a campus-wide skin cancer prevention init…

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Monday, May 01, 2017 | PracticalDermatology.com, Research and Publications

Is Widespread Vitamin D Deficiency Due to Chronic Disease, Sunscreen Use? New Study Says Yes

Nearly 1 billion people worldwide may have deficient or insufficient levels of vitamin D due to chronic disease and inadequate sun exposure related to sunscreen use, according to a study in the Journa…

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Sunday, April 30, 2017 | Personnel/Company News, PracticalDermatology.com

Coolibar Gets Gross To Prevent Skin Cancer

Sun protective clothing and accessory maker Coolibar’s new skin cancer prevention and awareness campaign may make you sick, and that’s kind of the point. Called "Let's Get Gros…

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