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Dermatologists Give Young Adults Something to Tweet About: Tanning is Out

SCHAUMBURG, Ill. (May 14, 2012) – Despite the fact that young adults are generally in constant communication via social media and texting, a new survey finds many in this age group are not getting the message that there is no such thing as a safe tan. (Click here to read more.)

Men Over 50 Need to Get in the Swing of Preventing and Detecting Skin Cancer

American Academy of Dermatology launches new PSAs to address the increased risk of melanoma in older men

SCHAUMBURG, Ill. (May 14, 2012) – As everyone knows, growing older brings an increased number of health concerns. In fact, dermatologists warn that men older than 50 have an increased risk of developing melanoma – the deadliest form of skin cancer. Unfortunately, a new survey conducted by the American Academy of Dermatology (Academy) found that most men are lax when it comes to proper sun protection and are unsure how to examine their skin for skin cancer. (Click here to read more.)

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