Acne: Tips for Managing

You can reduce your acne by following these skin care tips from dermatologists. Wash twice a day and after sweating. Perspiration, especially when wearing a hat or helmet, can make acne worse. So, wash your skin as soon as possible after sweating. Use your fingertips to apply a gentle, non-abrasive cleanser. Using a washcloth, mesh… Read more »

Spotting Local Skin Cancers

Did you know that local skin cancers are the most common form of human cancer? Each year in the U.S., more than five million skin cancers are diagnosed. Basal cell carcinoma and squamous cell carcinoma skin cancers typically develop in chronically sun-exposed areas. In contrast to melanoma, these cancers are unlikely to spread to other… Read more »

Athletes and Skin Cancer

Athletes spend many hours in the mid-day sun, which is a major risk factor for all skin cancers, including the most serious, melanoma. Whether on the slopes, in the water, on the track, or on the field, outdoor athlete receive more ultraviolet radiation (UV) exposure than the general public for many reasons, including: Intense practice… Read more »