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Botanicals in dermatology: Understanding herbal medicine in skin care
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The NCEA Commission on Accreditation (COA) approved these webinars for 1.0 CE through March 8, 2013. For more information on the COA, please visit www.NCEACertified.tv.

Botanicals in dermatology: Understanding herbal medicine in skin care
Presented by Emily Fritchey


Patients and consumers are asking for plant-based preparations and effective, natural alternatives to conventional drug therapy for common skin conditions. Effective botanical treatments do exist – and may be incorporated into your practice to meet patient demand and complement dermatologic treatments. Get the facts, and take your practice to the next level of health and wellness. 1.0 CE through March 8, 2013.

At the conclusion of this webinar the skincare specialist will be able to:
1) Understand inflammation and the pH connection: Environmental causes and nutritional solutions.
2) Identify safe and effective botanical solutions for common skin disorders.
3) Understand the actions and pharmacology of herbal extracts and their clinical applications.
4) Understand herbal medicine and its application in skin care and wound healing.

To order this CE webinar :
(Once purchased, the Webinar link will only be valid for 24 hours)

SDSS Member Fee: $19.95 - Click here

Non-member Fee: $24.95 - Click here

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Demand drives more hospitals to offer alternative therapies
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The number of hospitals offering complementary and alternative medical services has tripled since 2000, driven principally by patient demand for low-risk therapies such as massage, guided imagery, meditation and the "healing touch" practice known as Reiki. More

Daily coffee may lower your skin cancer risk
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Your morning coffee might do more than jump-start your day. Researchers say that daily caffeine jolt might also reduce your risk of developing a type of skin cancer. Basal cell carcinoma is the most common form of skin cancer, with nearly one million new cases diagnosed each year in the United States. A diet that contains even a small protective factor may have great public health impact, the researchers said. More

Experimental drug may help treat psoriasis
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An experimental drug called briakinumab appears to be more effective than a standard medication for treating psoriasis, a new study shows. The study is published in the New England Journal of Medicine. It included psoriasis patients who were assigned to get monthly injections of briakinumab or to take methotrexate pills weekly. More

Research ties dermatology workforce balance and melanoma outcomes
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Findings from a study examining an association between dermatologist density and melanoma mortality suggest that better workforce distribution may lead to a population-level improvement in mortality related to this malignancy, reported researchers at the 2011 annual meeting of the Society for Investigative Dermatology. More

Are women who wear makeup 2-faced?
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Makeup is a source of confidence for many women. It's used either to hide imperfections or to accentuate certain features, but a recent study found that women who wore more makeup were deemed less trustworthy. More

Study evaluates mechanisms of fractional CO2 laser on burn scars
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Preliminary results of a study evaluating biopsy specimens obtained from mature burn scars pre- and postfractional CO2 laser resurfacing show histologic changes that are consistent with the clinical improvement achieved, but further data is needed to understand the mechanisms leading to normal skin regeneration, reported David M. Ozog, M.D., at the 2011 annual meeting of the American Society for Laser Medicine and Surgery. More

10th Anniversary Meeting Registration Open,
March 19 - 21, 2012, in San Diego

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  • 3 full days of educational sessions
  • Top industry speakers
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  • Set yourself apart and advance your career

    Sign up now and SAVE $50 off the already affordable registration fee of $350.
    Take advantage of the Installment Plan to pay over time
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  • ONLINE REGISTRATION NOW OPEN

    Meeting Registration Fees:
    Meeting registration fee is for Monday & Tuesday only - Post-conference class requires additional registration fee for Non Members. SDSS Members need only to reserve a spot for the Certification Prep Class on Wednesday. (see below)

                                         Prior to January 19th                                 After January 19th

    SDSS Members                             $300   *or use Installment Plan                 $395

    (add'l member same office)           $180                                                        N/A

    Non-Member                                $375                                                      $495



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