Warfield Weekly Update
June. 10, 2011

A baby's skin is no match for the sun
A baby's skin has got to be the most velvety soft substance on earth. That delicate skin makes babies and toddlers more vulnerable to sun damage, and to the chemicals in sunscreens intended to protect them.More

NCEA expands mission statement
NCEA's mission is to define standards of practice through certification and continuing education accreditation in order to represent and advocate for the esthetic profession. More

Do my pores look big to you?
The New York Times
Lately Justine Heilner, 37, a landscape architect in Manhattan, has been noticing dirt in more than just her gardens. When she gazes into the mirror, she also sees what looks like grime in the enlarged pores on her face that used to be unnoticeable. Alas, aging brings so many fresh thrills. More

Financial transparency skin-deep at medical journals
When scientists concluded in a report from November that they had found a potential anti-aging skin treatment, readers had good reason to think they could trust the claim. More

8th Annual Meeting webinars available
The NCEA Commission on Accreditation (COA) approved these webinars for 1.0 CE each through March 8, 2013. For more information on the COA, please visit www.NCEACertified.tv.

What You Need to Know About Patient Confidentiality
Presented by Paddy Deighan, MBA, JD, PhD

This class will review HIPPA and recent expansion and amendments to it. We will also review HIPPA applicability to non-medical procedures and why this important for estheticians working in medical setting. Bring your practice questions on patient confidentially protocols to implement in your office. 1.0 CE.

At the conclusion of this presentation the skin care specialist will be able to:
1) Identify HIPPA issues.
2) Implement updates and understand the expansion of HIPPA rules.
3) Apply HIPPA in various situations. 4) Distinguish non-medical treatments and HIPPA applicability.

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
Learn more about becoming a member More

FDA makes database of compliance violators available to public
Digital Journal News
The FDA recently made several databases public and easily accessible that disclose the results of FDA inspections for companies with compliance issues related to the Food, Drug and Cosmetic Act. The information also releases results of criminal investigations and department actions.More

Can you copyright a nose job?
The Wall Street Journal
Inspired by arguments over whether one can copyright a tattoo—a key question: is the body a "tangible medium of expression"—law professors have asked the obvious next question. If a tattoo, what about a nose job? More

Study backs psoriasis, metabolic link
Dermatology Times via Modern Medicine
Results of a new study suggest that severe psoriasis doubles the likelihood of metabolic syndrome, and that the prevalence of each syndrome component—including obesity, hypertriglyceridemia and elevated glucose—increases with severity of the skin disease, MedPageToday reports.More

Plastic surgery risks may depend on more than age
HealthDay via U.S. News & World Report
Age alone should not be the sole determining factor when deciding whether an older person should have plastic surgery, a new study suggests. In following 216 women over the course of three years, researchers from the Cleveland Clinic found that, if screened properly, people who have facelifts after age 65 are at no greater risk for complications than those who are younger.More

Parkinson's doubles melanoma risk
Dermatology Times via Modern Medicine
People with Parkinson's disease have a significantly higher risk of melanoma, new research suggests. The research, co-authored by Honglei Chen, M.D., Ph.D., of the National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences in Research Triangle Park, analyzed 12 studies conducted from 1965 and 2010 that looked at the possible association between Parkinson’s and melanoma. Most of the studies had fewer than 10 cases with both conditions. More