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Skin Health: Being a Savvy Consumer and More

Annotation:Skin Cancer Foundation - The Seal of Recommendation is granted to products which meet stringent criteria for sun protection. Sunscreens, sunglasses, cosmetics and clothing, as well as specially coated window film and laundry detergent which adds sun protection, are also included.

Annotation:American Academy of Dermatology (AAD) - Dermatologists specialize in treating conditions affecting the skin, hair and nails. The AAD is the largest professional association for dermatologists in the United States.

Annotation:Dermatologists specialize in treating conditions affecting the skin, hair and nails. The AAD is the largest association for dermatologist group in the United States, and provides much information on skin concerns for the public. It also organizes free skin cancer screening

Annotation:The Skin Cancer Foundation is the only international organization devoted solely to education, prevention, early detection, and prompt treatment of the world’s most common cancer.

Annotation:U.S. Food and Drug Administration - Many useful articles and resources from the FDA, the agency in charge of regulating medicines. Includes how to report a bad reaction to a medicine, and how to protect yourself from health fraud.

Annotation:SeniorNet and Dr. Terrie Wurzbacher - Doctors and patients can sometimes be on different wavelengths. This article provides practical tips on how to prepare for an effective medical appointment.

Annotation:National Institute on Aging, National Institutes of Health - Tips for finding reliable health information.

Annotation:Medline Plus - Excellent guidelines for evaluating web resources for the consumer.


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