Study confirms high doses of vitamin D have no effect on COVID-19

May 06 2021

Medical News Today: Researchers have wondered whether vitamin D may help people avoid SARS-CoV-2 infections and mitigate the effects of COVID-19. A…

What to know about melanonychia

Mar 31 2021

MEDICAL NEWS TODAY NEWSLETTER:  Melanonychia is the term for dark pigmentation of the fingernails or toenails. The discoloration can be a natural…

National Council on Skin Cancer Prevention: Sunlamp Regulations

Mar 23 2021

Jack’s Fund advocacy:  Signs letter (with 40 other organizations) requesting FDA banning/regulating sunlamps. NCSCP members represent the nation’s premier researchers, clinicians and…

AAD: Can sunlight kill the Coronovirus?

May 28 2020

American Academy of Dermatology statement on the dangers of ultraviolet exposure ROSEMONT, Ill. (April 24, 2020) — Statement attributable to AAD President…

Don’t Fry Day – Friday before Memorial Day

May 21 2020

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CDC Website Updated Links

Apr 07 2020

Updated Information from the CDC Website Cancer Data Visualization Tool (includes melanoma incidence and mortality). Data Explorer (UV data). 2019 YRBS data…

Sunscreen Recommendations for Children

Feb 01 2020

Parents and Coaches … Set a Good Example! What I’m Telling my Patients and Families about Sunscreen, St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital…

Shade Shelters: shielding kids from the sun isn’t just about sunscreen

Jul 19 2019

Dr. Eichenfield, who is the past president of the Society for Pediatric Dermatology, called it “having a broad perspective on sun protection.”…

UPF Clothing is the Sun Protection Your Skin’s Been Missing

Jul 06 2019

Sunscreen isn’t the only thing you should be wearing to protect your skin…A derm explains  how it works: We all know that…

NEW FDA Sunscreen Guidelines

Apr 10 2019

This significant action is aimed at bringing nonprescription, over-the-counter (OTC) sunscreens that are marketed without FDA-approved applications up to date with the…