Latest American Academy of Dermatology Stories

2011-06-30 10:02:00

One year later, American Academy of Dermatology Association Urges Congress to Keep Tax in Place SCHAUMBURG, Ill., June 30, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American Academy of Dermatology Association (Academy) opposes recent legislation to repeal the federal 10 percent indoor tanning tax.

2011-06-14 09:57:00

Sunscreen Product Testing and Labeling Requirements Will Help Americans Reduce Their Risk for Skin Cancer SILVER SPRING, Md., June 14, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American Academy of Dermatology Association (Academy) today said that the U.S.

2011-05-27 09:15:00

OAKLAND, Calif., May 27, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Oakland A's starting pitcher Dallas Braden has teamed up with Major League Baseball (MLB), the Major League Baseball Players Association (MLBPA), and the American Academy of Dermatology (Academy) as the 2011 spokesperson for Play Sun Smart(TM), a program that provides information on sun safety and raises awareness of the importance of skin cancer prevention and detection.

2011-05-23 09:30:00

SCHAUMBURG, Ill., May 23, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American Academy of Dermatology (Academy) today reiterated the safety and effectiveness of sunscreens to protect against the damaging effects from exposure to ultraviolet (UV) radiation.

2011-05-23 05:00:00

ALEXANDRIA, Va., May 23, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Amidst a spate of exciting news and developments, the Women's Dermatologic Society (WDS) Is pleased to announce its 2011-2012 Officers and Board of Directors, annual honorees and initiatives, as presented at the 36th Annual Luncheon held earlier this year in conjunction with the American Academy of Dermatology's Annual Meeting in New Orleans.

2011-04-27 10:19:00

SCHAUMBURG, Ill., April 27, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Despite repeated warnings from dermatologists on the health dangers of tanning, results of a new survey by the American Academy of Dermatology (Academy) confirmed that a large percentage of Caucasian teen girls and young women admitted using tanning beds or intentionally tanning outdoors in the past year.

2011-03-24 08:33:00

SCHAUMBURG, Ill., March 24, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American Academy of Dermatology (Academy) recently launched its redesigned website, www.aad.org.

2011-03-08 08:00:00

CHICAGO, March 8, 2011 /PRNewswire/ --The Reilly Group Communications, Inc. was recently awarded a Gold Triangle Award by the American Academy of Dermatology (AAD) for work on behalf the AmLactin® family of moisturizers.

2011-02-19 00:00:40

A new high-performance aesthetic device is redefining radiofrequency (RF) technology to reduce wrinkles, treat laxity and reshape both the face and body - from head to toe -- on patients of all ages.

2011-02-15 09:18:00

Patients play key role in improving treatment outcomes SCHAUMBURG, Ill., Feb.

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