Archive for November, 2011

The Color Divide

The issue of skin color is still with us, in the era that some people call “Post Racial” America. A movie will come out this fall produced by the actor Bill Duke, called Dark Girls. I was interviewed by a reporter from WJLA about this topic. Yes, people still come to the dermatologist hoping to

Give yourself a Birthday gift

Skin screenings can detect cancer early Baby boomers who baked in the sun during their youth are increasingly developing skin cancer, with 1 in 5 Americans projected to develop skin cancer sometime during their lives, according to the Skin Cancer Foundation. Early detection and treatment can prevent extensive damage and mortality. Patients should remain alert