• How to choose a sunscreen

    While its important to wear sunscreen throughout the year, its even more critical during the summer months. Days are longer, people spend more time outside, and the sun is more intense. Choosing the right sunscreen for you, however, can be overwhelming. A recent visit to my local pharmacy revealed over 50 options for sunscreen products.

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  • Molluscum Contagiosum

    My son recently noticed some new skin colored bumps on his stomach and neck. Having a “skin doctor” father led him to ask me what was going on. He had developed molluscum contagiosum.   Molluscum contagiosum is a benign skin infection caused by a DNA poxvirus. The virus produces raised dome-shaped skin colored to pink

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  • Spring Break–Taking Care of Your Skin

    Spring Break—Taking Care of Your skin   With spring break rapidly approaching, some are eagerly anticipating trips to warm and sunny spots. Take a minute before packing up your suitcase to think a bit about your skin health.   If you are considering obtaining a “base” tan before you leave, think again. Tanning beds are

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