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2013-05-18 23:03:38

Governor's signature would make Oregon the third state in the U.S. prohibiting minors under 18 from using indoor tanning facilities. Rolling Meadows, IL (PRWEB) May 18, 2013 The American Society for Dermatologic Surgery Association urges Oregon Gov. John A. Kitzhaber, M.D., (D) to sign a bill (HB 2896) that would strengthen existing state law by prohibiting minors under the age of 18 from tanning indoors. With Gov. Kitzhaber´s signature, Oregon would become the third state in the...

2013-05-11 23:04:07

New York-based dermatologic surgeon Kavita Mariwalla saw a need, so she filled it by creating an online surgical lecture program for residents. Rolling Meadows, Ill. (PRWEB) May 11, 2013 Every time Kavita Mariwalla, M.D., prepared to teach a new class, she inevitably would find herself creating a dermatologic surgery lecture from scratch. The time-consuming task was a regular reminder that teaching would be much more efficient if she had a ready-made series of surgical lectures. That led...

2013-05-04 23:02:18

West Virginia joins Washington, D.C., and 33 states in enacting legislation restricting youth access to indoor tanning devices. (PRWEB) May 04, 2013 The American Society for Dermatologic Surgery Association applauds policymakers in West Virginia for approving a bill (SB 464) prohibiting minors under the age of 14 from seeking indoor tanning services and requiring teens ages 14 to 17 to obtain consent from a parent or guardian prior to using a tanning device. With the May 1 signature of Gov....

2013-05-01 23:04:56

May is Skin Cancer Awareness Month, an opportunity to increase public understanding of the prevalence, prevention and treatment of the most common type of cancer diagnosis. Rolling Meadows, Ill. (PRWEB) May 01, 2013 More than 1 million Americans are diagnosed with skin cancer each year — more than cancers of the prostate, breast, lung, colon, uterus, ovaries and pancreas combined. As warm and comforting as the sun feels on the skin in the moment, it´s just as dangerous in the...

2012-12-04 05:00:24

Non-surgical Ultrasound Treatment lifts, tightens and tones skin without downtime. Greenwich, Conn. (PRWEB) December 03, 2012 Greenwich Dermatology (http://www.GreenwichDermatology.com) is happy to announce that the first-of-its-kind cosmetic treatment, Ultherapy, has been available at their state-of-the-art dermatology office. Ultherapy is a type of non-surgical procedure for the face that stimulates the body´s own natural healing process to lift the skin over time. The use of the...


Word of the Day
mallemaroking
  • Nautical, the visiting and carousing of sailors in the Greenland ships.
This word is apparently from a confusion of two similar Dutch words: 'mallemerok,' a foolish woman, and 'mallemok,' a name for some persons among the crew of a whaling vessel.