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Road trip

Today I go in for a skin check. My daughter and I will drive to my home town, see the Doctor and then spend time with those cute boys! 23 more words

Four years

Four years may not seem like much. I mean, really, what is it? A student may finish high school or college. A baby has grown to toddler and learned to sit up, crawl, stand, talk, walk, run, laugh, reason and test their parents. 812 more words

Let's Become Sun Care Savvy

While it’s been wonderful to feel the warm springtime sun on our skin… we can’t forget to protect ourselves from the UVA and UVB rays that can damage our skin, cause premature aging, and in the worst case – skin cancer. 234 more words

Day Spa

Get Naked - A guest post by Aunt Val about visiting the Dermatologist

Hey everyone!

This is Elana/Schwam speaking here. I just wanted to introduce my Aunt Val who wrote the blog post below in November 2016. I have been meaning to share this for a while but a lot was going on at the time and now seemed like the most appropriate time to share as last week was my last NP dermatology clinical of the semester  AND it was Aunt Val’s Birthday! 2,409 more words

Blog Posts & Updates

Diagnostic Algorithms

The use of artificial intelligence in medicine has long been a factor of science fiction. The notion that the body’s functioning can be understood in a standard fashion – that despite our individual natures, every human heart, hip or hand work on the same principals. 602 more words

Are You Sun Smart?

Do you wear sun cream everyday? Do you know what SPF means or what kind of sun cream you should be putting on your skin?  Recently I attended a “Sun Smart” event  and was shocked  to hear that skin cancer is the most common cancer in Ireland.  591 more words

M Is For Melanoma Support Ireland #AtoZChallenge

Dear Readers,

Did you know that skin cancer is the most prevailing cancer diagnosis?  Melanoma is the most serious. 

It’s so important that those affected by Melanoma have a place they can turn to for support and information about this devastating disease.  501 more words