Tag: dermatology

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Q&A: Keeping Kids Safe in the Sun Q&A: Keeping Kids Safe in the Sun Patient Care

Q&A: Keeping Kids Safe in the Sun

  • By Lori Barrette
  • Jun. 1, 2018
Before heading out to enjoy the warm weather and soak up some sunshine, check out this advice from UR Medicine Primary Care's Dr. Michael Gavin for protecting kids from too much sun.
Poison Ivy: Prevention Takes Priority Poison Ivy: Prevention Takes Priority Patient Care

Poison Ivy: Prevention Takes Priority

  • By Lori Barrette
  • Jun. 16, 2017
Before heading out to dig in your garden, take steps to avoid a poison ivy encounter that might make you miserable. UR Medicine dermatologist Dr. Mary Gail Mercurio tells you what to look for and ...
Skin Cancer Check: Know the ABCs Skin Cancer Check: Know the ABCs Patient Care

Skin Cancer Check: Know the ABCs

  • By Lori Barrette
  • May. 5, 2017
The bad news: there are more new cases of skin cancer than breast, prostate, lung, and colon cancers combined, according to the American Center Society. The good news: Skin cancer is almost always ...
New Eczema Drug Brings Long-Awaited Relief New Eczema Drug Brings Long-Awaited Relief Patient Care

New Eczema Drug Brings Long-Awaited Relief

  • By Lori Barrette
  • Apr. 3, 2017
Although it’s the most common skin disease in the world, there’s been no safe, effective treatment for people who suffer from moderate-to-severe eczema. UR Medicine Dermatologist Dr. Lisa Beck ...
FDA Approves New Eczema Drug Tested at URMC FDA Approves New Eczema Drug Tested at URMC Research

FDA Approves New Eczema Drug Tested at URMC

  • By Lori Barrette
  • Mar. 30, 2017
People who suffer from eczema have new hope for relief with the U.S. Food and Drug Administration’s approval of a “game changing” medication tested at the University of Rochester Medical Center. The ...