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Data breaches a near certaintyIn the event of a data breach physicians may have to inform HHS, law enforcement and the media, as well as any patients who may have been affected. Suspected breaches also should trigger calls to your IT staff, lawyer and insurer. An alarming number of violations have been the result of inappropriate use of social media by doctors or staff rather than hacking or aggressive data breaching.
Alternative to skin graftingThere is a growing burden in wound management. Stem cells will be instrumental in the development of skin substitutes. Novel hydrogel promotes skin regeneration in in vivo experiments.
Smooth plaques on upper back along with cough, wheeze, and swollen glands
Smooth plaques on upper back along with cough, wheeze, and swollen glandsA 38-year-old African American woman visited her doctor complaining of a cough, wheezing, and swollen glands. She also noticed that over the past month she had started to develop smooth plaques on her upper back.
New restrictions for estheticiansSome states are restricting treatments estheticians can provide, with legal consequences. Is yours at risk?
Faces ‘feel’ happier with Botox
Faces ‘feel’ happier with BotoxNew research confirms that smoothing away frown lines can also help to beat the winter blues by eliminating the proprioception of sadness. .
Updated guidelines for diagnosis, treatment of rosaceaA revised and updated set of criteria and treatment recommendations establishes a phenotype approach to diagnosing and classifying rosacea. This approach marks a transition from treating rosacea patients according to subtype. Global representation may identify research needed to determine whether rosacea is a global condition.
What is micellar water and how does it cleanse?Micellar water cleansers, also known as cleansing waters, contain water and a very mild surfactant representing a dilute cleansing solution
What constitutes “mild” soap?Mildness is a marketing term that has consumer meaning when applied to soaps.
Stress management tips for dermatologists
Stress management tips for dermatologistsTo protect yourself so that you can offer your best to your patients, keep the following stress management recommendations in mind.
Guidelines recommend early peanut introductionExperts weigh in on what to know about the new addendum to the peanut allergy prevention guidelines.

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