Warfield Weekly Update
March 4, 2011

Doctors urge indoor tanning ban for minors
U.S. tanning salons should close their doors to minors to protect them from skin cancer, a group of 60,000 pediatricians recently said in a new policy statement. With the move, the American Academy of Pediatrics joins the World Health Organization (WHO), the American Academy of Dermatology and other groups that are already pushing for a ban.More

Susanne Warfield to lecture in Dallas on Sunday, March 13, 2011
Medical Esthetic Seminar

2:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.

Medical Esthetics: What it Takes

by Susanne Warfield
Working with a physician in a medical setting can be a challenge. Understanding your role is the first step. Warfield begins by examining the scope of practice issues, and what you can and cannot do. Next, she compares training and education standards to help develop your job description. Find out how to prepare for your first job interview in a medical setting.

The COA has approved this class for 1 CE.More

Laser hair removal 'best done in winter'
Private Healthcare UK
Winter is a good time for laser hair removal procedures, it has been suggested. According to an expert from sk:n in Manchester, individuals need to keep strong sunlight away from areas treated with laser hair removal. More

Men's cosmetics take off in China
More and more Chinese men are looking to the power of skin creams and anti-age serums to help them get ahead professionally, sparking a booming new market that has major cosmetics firms salivating. Chinese men have fewer hang-ups than Western men about using skin care products—and keen customers, especially in urban areas, are even snapping up pots of foundation, toners and whitening creams traditionally bought by women. More

Triggers & treatment of atopic dermatitis
PCI Journal
COA#PCIA0709 Exp. 7/1/2012
This educational activity has been approved for 1.0 CEs.
After reading this article and taking this test, the skin
care professional will be able to:
1. Describe the signs and symptoms of rosacea.
2. Outline and understand the subtype classification system.More

Innovative technique reconstructs half of face
ABC News
Christine Honeycutt's battle with a rare disease started about six years ago with something doctors and her mother thought was nothing more than a birthmark. Doctors told Honeycutt not to worry too much. They gave her cream to put on it, instructed Christine, then only 5 years old, to stay out of the sun and said it would eventually fade away. Over the years, despite doctors' reassurances, the line only got darker and deeper and one summer, after moving from North Carolina to southern California, Honeycutt noticed something else. More

New laser-based tool accurately identifies melanoma
HealthDay News via Modern Medicine
A new laser-based tool may help physicians better diagnose melanoma, according to research published in the Feb. 23 issue of Science Translational Medicine. Thomas E. Matthews, of Duke University in Durham, N.C., and colleagues tested a multiphoton technique for diagnosing melanoma by examining skin slices from 42 pigmented lesions. More

Over 20 years, Allure finds broader beauty 'ideal'
AP via ABC News
In the two decades since its launch, Allure magazine has tracked an evolution of the American definition of beauty. Surprisingly—although it really shouldn't be considering the changing collective face of the country—is that the public is more accepting of a variety of ideals.More

Scientists discover cause of rare skin cancer that heals itself
Medical News Today
Cancer Research UK scientists have discovered the gene behind a rare skin cancer which grows rapidly for a few weeks before healing spontaneously, according to research published in Nature Genetics. More