Accutane may improve depression symptoms

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For many years now there has been controversy regarding accutane causing depression.  Although accutane or isotretinoin is a miracle drug for patients who struggle with severe acne, many prescribers have worried about the possible connection between it and depression.  A resent screening of 172 studies published between the inception of isotretinoin and September 2016, however, did […]

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Habits that can make your acne worse

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There could be some skin care habits that are making your acne worse.  Here are 10 of the most common according to American Academy of Dermatology. 1-Trying a new Acne medication every week or two This can irritate your skin more causing more breakouts.  Instead stick to one product for 6-8 weeks.  Generally it takes at […]

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20% Off All Obagi, Trilipiderm, and Elta MD Products

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20% Off All Obagi, Trilipiderm and Elta MD Are you getting low on your skin care products?  This is a great time to buy!!! During the months of November and December 2017 all Obagi, Trilipiderm, and Elta MD are 20% off.  These products will make great Christmas gifts.  Some products sold separately.  Below are only […]

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Common Skin Cancer Symptoms

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Skin Cancer Facts Skin Cancers To Be Aware Of Include: Basal Cell Carcinoma Squamous Cell Cancer Melanoma – Most Dangerous Melanoma Skin Cancer Signs Asymmetry Borders Color Diameter Evolving

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Understanding Ultraviolet Radiation and Skin Cancer

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Ultraviolet (UV) Radiation and Skin Cancer UV Radiation (UV Rays) is emitted by the sun. Many types of light bulbs also put off UV rays such as tanning beds, nail dryers and other light boxes. Types of UV rays There are three main types of UV rays UVA- These rays penetrate the skin more deeply than […]

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Vanessa Latimer melanoma recovery story

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  Vanessa Latimers personal story published on aad.org I grew up in small town Idaho where life revolves around the Great Outdoors. Any and all free time my family had was spent pursuing activities outside; and that passion for nature, fresh air, and sunshine will forever be ingrained in my being. I also naturally excelled at […]

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Dentists Doing Botox

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Dentists Doing Botox! Family practitioners, gynecologists and dentists are getting into the cosmetic procedure business, and dermatologists are seeing the negative side effects.  Many of these doctors have gone to weekend conferences where Dermatologist have 3 additional years after medical school training in these techniques.  The today show did a segment on this topic (available below).  They show the […]

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Free Skin Cancer Screening

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Free Skin Cancer Screening Please make plans to join us on Monday, May 5, 2014.

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Viagra May Boost Risk of Deadly Skin Cancer, Study Finds

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Researchers found that men who took Viagra were 84% more likely to develop melanoma when compared to those who did not take the drug. Dr. Abrar Qureshi, professor and chair of the dermatology department in the Warren Alpert Medical School at Brown University, said because this was an early study no one is saying to […]

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ASCO: Herpes-Derived Tx for Melanoma?

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ASCO: Herpes-Derived Tx for Melanoma? Intralesional injection of an oncolytic therapy significantly increased the durable response rate in advanced melanoma compared with a control therapy, according to results of a randomized trial. Patients treated with the virus-derived talimogene laherparepvec (T-VEC) had a 16.3% rate of durable responses, defined as partial or complete response maintained for […]

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