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Would you drink this sweet, new sunscreen? Yes, we said drink
San Francisco Chronicle
Bottoms up. Sunscreen shots for all. No more messing around with lotions and sprays. Why would you grease yourself up with icky, sticky sunblock when you could drink your sun protection instead? That's the main selling point behind a new drinkable SPF-like product called UVO.
Solar Shade SPF 50 includes a blend of natural, mineral sunscreens that glides on skin and absorbs quickly, providing broad spectrum protection to shield against sun damage and prevent photoaging. Free of dyes, fragrance, parabens, gluten, nuts and soy.
Dermatologists treating more young adults for melanoma
Melanoma doesn't discriminate. It doesn't care if you're young, old, fair or dark-skinned. Doctors have been seeing more young adults coming in with skin cancer than they did 40 years ago. One patient shares her experience with the disease.
Rosacea linked to various comorbid conditions
HealthDay News via DoctorsLounge
Rosacea is associated with various comorbid conditions, including, but not limited to, allergies, respiratory diseases and gastrointestinal diseases, according to a study published in the October issue of the Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology.
Modernizing Medicine expands into telemedicine, starting with dermatology
A health IT company that developed an image-led, electronic health record for iPads and services for specialty practices will use some of the $38 million it raised in a Series E round to make a play for the telemedicine market through its Electronic Medical Assistant platform.
Rosacea's surprising genetic link
Rosacea is a chronic skin disease of unclear etiology with limited treatment options. A recent study of twins however has uncovered a definite genetic link in rosacea, shedding some light on this historically poorly understood disease.
Doctors: Check yourself for signs of skin cancer
HealthDay News via U.S. News & World Report
Many busy parents take the time to slather sunscreen on their children before heading outdoors, but they may neglect to protect their own skin. Dermatologists caution that skin cancer can affect anyone — even parents.
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Collaborative care challenges
A collaborative treatment approach for patients with advanced skin cancer is best achieved through the formation of multidisciplinary teams, according to experts. This approach provides patients with reassurance that numerous physicians have been involved with the development of the treatment plan.
Single-therapy medical centers gain ground despite setbacks
The connection between medicine and mass marketing has never been stronger: Pharmaceutical advertisements fill the airwaves and consumers are more invested in their care. In response, single-therapy medical centers have proliferated.
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Professional Estheticians: Expand your business in the medical community
"Estheticians Guide to Working with Physicians" (Newly Revised)
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Cosmetic Chemistry for the Skin Care Specialist
Presented by Ivana Velkovic, Ph.D.
About the webinar:
The ever-evolving aesthetics industry is consistently being introduced to new and exciting ideas for treating the skin. With all that is available, it can often be difficult to determine which products will be effective. Developing a basic understanding of cosmetic chemistry is an excellent way to ensure that formulations are stable, utilize appropriate percentages of active ingredients and penetrate properly into the skin. 1.0 CE through March 8, 2017.
At the conclusion of this presentation the skin care specialist will be able to:
1) Describe the basics of cosmetic chemistry.
2) Discuss the importance of proper formulation.
3) Analyze product ingredients on a label.
4) Recognize formulations that use active ingredients.
Webinar cost: $19.95 member; $24.95 nonmember.
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