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Mothers: Set a Good Example for Your Daughters – Don’t Tan!

Mothers are tremendously influential on their teens, but when it comes to tanning behavior, that’s not a good thing.  A study sponsored by the American Academy of Dermatology shows teenagers of mothers who use tanning beds are four times as likely to use tanning beds than teenagers of mothers who don’t.  This is hugely significant […]

Pediatric Dermatology: Molluscum Contagiosum

Molluscum contagiosum is a fairly common skin disease caused by a virus affecting the outer layer of the skin in healthy people.  This is a common skin condition for children between the ages of 1-10, but can affect adults as well.  The condition presents itself as white, pink or flesh-colored raised bumps/growths that are small […]