Posts From November, 2015

FDA Makes Changes to Sunscreen Labels

The FDA has announced significant changes to sunscreen products that will help consumers decide how to buy and use sunscreen, and allow them to more effectively protect themselves and their families from sun-induced damage. Read more




Dear Doctor Mole mapping monitors for melanoma

Mole mapping typically involves photography of the entire body. These photographs, which are saved digitally, serve as a baseline and assist the physician during a patient’s annual skin exam. It is particularly useful in monitoring people at higher risk for melanoma, including individuals with numerous moles, a history of dysplastic or atypical moles, a personal […]


Wireless Skin Patch Developed to Transmit Medical Info

Researchers say they’re designing patch-like devices to wirelessly transmit information about a person’s vital health statistics, potentially freeing patients from the wires and sticky electrodes of electroencephalograms (EEGs) and electrocardiogram (EKGs). Read more


The Pittsburgh Tribune-Review Features Dr. Abell’s Art Collection

Four years ago, when Wexford-based dermatologist Dr. Debra Tanner Abell was visiting Miami to attend Art Basel, one of the world’s largest contemporary art fairs, she happened upon the work of Canadian photographer David Trautrimas at Photo Miami, one of the many spinoff art fairs that have cropped up around the event. Read more


Reporting on The Times

Reporting on The Times is an official selection of the Palm Springs International ShortsFest 2013!! This is the largest short film festival in the United States!! Read more