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The ABCDEs of Skin Cancer

May is Skin Cancer Awareness Month. Time to get ready for that summer sun and the sunburns that can come along with it! Although the sunshine has many benefits, like a healthy dose of Vitamin D, we still need to remember to practice safe sun habits. According to the American Academy of Dermatology, skin cancer is […]

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Sun Spots known as Seborrheic Keratoses

“Sun Spots”, occur on aging skin.  Officially they are referred to as Seborrheic Keratoses (Pl).  They can be flat, elevated, or crusty.  Some itch more when they are growing.  Some appear in areas of “friction”, such as under the bra line and/or waistband.  If they are inflamed or irritated from friction, partially scabbed, painful or […]

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Elderly Often Miss Melanomas According To Medical News

A retroactive study performed at the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine discovered that while the patient him or herself finds at least half of primary cutaneous melanomas, this number drops considerably when patients are over fifty. It is likely that older patients may mistake melanomas for normal signs of dermatological aging. However, a lot […]

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