This October marks the 33rd annual National Breast Cancer Awareness Month and Jennifer Garrick says an exam for breast cancer exam should go hand-in-hand with a full-body skin exam for possible signs of melanoma.
October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month and with the attention being focused on detection and prevention, one local dermatologist is hoping the same will go for skin checks.
Today is National Junk Food Day, but what should you really be putting in your body? Doctor Andrew Newman, a resident dermatologist at Affiliated Dermatology, shares his insight on how what you put in your body affects your overall health.
Whether you get a tan on the beach, in your backyard, in a tanning bed, or through incidental exposure is bad news! Tans are caused by harmful ultraviolet radiation, also known as UV rays, from the sun or tanning lamps which cause skin cell damage.