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Melanoma Awareness Month: Top Prevention Tips

Written by: Dr. Zeena Al-Dujaili On average, one American dies from melanoma every hour. This disease claims the lives of 10,000 Americans every year, but when it is caught early, survival…

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What You Need to Know About Melanoma

Written by: Dr. Neil Sadick Melanoma is the deadliest of skin cancers, mostly because it can spread very quickly and attack organs such as the brain and lungs. The rates…

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4 Steps to Practice Safe Sun

The summer is in full swing, and now is the time to take advantage of the nice weather by getting outside. And you should — it’s good for you! Studies show…

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May Is Melanoma Awareness Month

May is Skin Cancer Awareness Month, and May 2nd is designated by the American Academy of Dermatology as Melanoma Monday. On this day, dermatologists focus on raising awareness of malignant…

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The Dangers and Allure of Indoor Tanning for College Women

I was honored to have the opportunity to represent the American Academy of Dermatology during “The Hazards and Allure of Indoor Tanning Beds on College Campuses” event on Capitol Hill….

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The Big Question to Ask Yourself This Month

The American Academy of Dermatology recognizes May as Skin Cancer Awareness Month in an effort to increase public awareness of skin cancer prevention and early detection. This year, dermatologists are…

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The Latest Breakthroughs in Dermatology

The inaugural ASDS Skintelligence meeting took place in New York City on September 23, 2014. More than 30 top health and beauty editors and journalists heard about the latest breakthroughs…

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The One Place You Never Thought to Check for Melanoma

It goes without saying that you need to routinely check your back, legs, arms and any other exposed area of your body for questionable moles if you want to stay…

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Why You Want to Avoid Sunburns

May is designated “Melanoma/Skin Cancer Detection and Prevention Month” by dermatologists to raise public awareness about the dangers of skin cancer. Did you know that according to the Skin Cancer…

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Summer Activities That Leave Skin Exposed

Summer is just weeks away. Although most people know you need to slather on the sunscreen before you step out in a swimsuit, did you know that plenty of other…

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