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70 is the new 50
HealthNewsDigest.com
What do Raquel Welch, Jane Fonda, Joy Behar, Barbara Streisand, Harrison Ford and Sean Connery have in common? They are all septuagenerians. The roster of A-list celebs who qualify for social security goes on and on, and this makes one thing crystal clear: 70-plus never looked so good. While many media reports proclaim 50 to be the new 30, it can also be said that 70 is the new 50. Today's seniors are embracing their golden years and often look as good or better than they feel.
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Best practices for telemedicine in dermatology
Dermatology Times
Dermatology Times editorial advisor, Dr. Elaine Siegfried, talks with Dr. Carrie Kovarik, associate professor, department of dermatology, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, about her path into teledermatology, best practices and the future of telemedicine.
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'Hypoallergenic' labels may not be accurate
Reuters
Products for kids with itchy skin that are labeled hypoallergenic often contain ingredients that can cause allergic reactions, a recent study found. The "hypoallergenic" label is not regulated by the FDA, said Carsten Hamann, a medical student at the Loma Linda University School of Medicine in California and the lead researcher on the study.
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Below the surface
MedEsthetics
Nonablative fractional devices are an effective tool for acne scars, skin of color and younger patients seeking minor rejuvenation.
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Your acne treatment may be prone to antibiotic resistance
Medical Daily
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention issued a report in 2013 called "Antibiotic resistance threats in the United States," and it was the first report to quantify the real threat of antibiotic-resistant germs. According to the CDC, at least 2 million people become infected with antibiotic-resistant bacteria, and 23,000 people die from other conditions complicated by said infection.
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Melanoma immunotherapy inhibits tumor growth, increases survival
Medical News Today
Inovio Pharmaceuticals Inc. has announced its newest DNA-based cancer immunotherapy targeting melanoma induced a robust and broad immune response in animals and directed cancer-killing T cells against tumors. These results further demonstrate the power and utility of Inovio's synthetic DNA-based immunotherapy platform focused on cancers and challenging infectious diseases.
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Laser for tattoo removal appears to improve facial acne scarring
The JAMA Network Journals via Medical Xpress
Acne and subsequent scarring can have psychological effects. Lasers are used in the treatment of acne scarring. The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has approved the use of a 755-nm picosecond alexandrite laser, a technology that delivers lower doses of energy theoretically leading to fewer adverse events, for the treatment of unwanted tattoos.
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Tips offered for dermatology-rheumatology collaborations
HealthDay News via MPR
Dermatologists and rheumatologists often refer to one another, and in an article published in the November issue of The Rheumatologist, dermatologists present seven tips for rheumatologists to improve this collaboration.
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Report: Eczema cases rising among US children
WebMD
A growing number of children are being diagnosed with the allergic skin condition eczema — but it can usually be eased with topical treatments, according to a new report.
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Picosecond laser with diffractive lens array improved appearance of acne scars
Healio
The appearance and texture of facial acne scars were shown to improve at three months after treatment with a 755-nm picosecond laser and diffractive lens array, with minor-to-moderate pain reported, according to study results.
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As an SDSS member, the American Health Care Academy is offering a 15% discount for Adult, Child & Infant CPR/AED, and First Aid online courses.

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 Continuing Education
COA-Approved Webinar

The Benefits of Proper Employee Selection

Presented by Jay A. Shorr, BA, MAACS-AH, CMBM, CAC I, II

About the webinar:
Attendees will learn how to gain, train and retain quality staff members and understand the costs associated with all of the above items, grow their practice by allowing their employees more autonomy. In addition, attendees will learn how to handle infectious employees and proper and legal methods of eliminating them.

At the conclusion of this presentation the skin care specialist will be able to:
1) Summarize what makes a quality employees.
2) Recruit, train and keep a quality employees.
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4) Estimate costs associated with gaining and training a quality employee.

Webinar cost: $19.95 member; $24.95 nonmember. To order this webinar as a member, click here. To order this webinar as a nonmember, click here.

Important! Once purchased, the webinar link will only be valid for 24 hours.

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The NCEA Commission on Accreditation has approved these webinars. For more information on the Commission on Accreditation go to NCEA Certified website.

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