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Free Skin Screenings in Honor of Skin Cancer Awareness Month in May

Skin cancer is the most common cancer in the United States and it will affect 1 in 5 Americans during their lifetime. When spotted early, skin cancer is highly treatable. Early detection starts with you — and not only for yourself, but for your loved ones as well.   Visit Harris Dermatology for free skin […]

Why see a board certified dermatologist over a non-certified dermatologist?

By Elizabeth Martin, MD Chair of the AAD Council on Communications The campaign includes a visually stunning web page, titled Why See a Board-Certified Dermatologist?, that includes a wealth of engaging graphics that explain why it’s important to see a board-certified dermatologist. The page includes information on:   Why See a Board-Certified Dermatologist? web page […]

Natural selection is furthering mutations

Skin colour varies according to the latitude and, therefore, according to the intensity of incident ultraviolet light: individuals living at low latitudes have darker skin, whereas those living at high latitudes have pale pigmentation.