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UV Skinz Exhibits at the Annual American Academy of Pediatrics Conference

UV Skinz Exhibits at the Annual American Academy of Pediatrics Conference

  UV Skinz Team members put the finishing touches on our booth (#215) this past Friday in preparation for the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) National Conference and Exhibition. The conference is being held in Orlando, FL at the Orange County Convention Center from October 26 – 28, 2013. Annually, AAP member and non-member physicians, residents, medical students, nurses and allied health members come together for practical updates and reviews of pediatric practice, research and …

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2011 AAP National Conference and Exhibition

2011 AAP National Conference and Exhibition

For the first time UV Skinz attended the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP)  National Conference and Exhibition held in Boston, Massachusetts.  The weekend of October 15th over 8,000 pediatricians from across the country came together at Boston Convention and Exhibition Center to share, discuss and learn the latest trends and recommendations for children’s health. It was a huge success!  The UV Skinz Team was able to meet with many pediatricians and attendees over the course of …

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UV Skinz Set To Attend The 2011 AAP Conference and Exhibition

UV Skinz Set To Attend The 2011 AAP Conference and Exhibition

Rhonda Sparks and the UV Skinz team will be attending the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) National Conference and Exhibition for the first time on October 15 through the 18th. The conference will held in Boston, Massachusetts and is titled Energized. The AAP conference is a “forum where all pediatric professionals meet for updates , review of pediatric practice, research and advocacy. Attendees will learn the “latest best practices in pediatrics through faculty speakers representing 8 of the top 10 ranked …

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Melanoma Monday

Melanoma Monday

“Melanoma Monday” is the first Monday in May and the start of many national and local free skin cancer screenings, events, walk/runs and activities geared toward skin cancer prevention and sun-safety. Follow this link to find a dermatologist near you! National Skin Cancer Awareness Month is about overall uv-protection. Take a look at some indoor tanning tips that were provided by the official Melanoma Monday website. Feel free to Facebook, Tweet, and share using email …

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Tis the Season For Spring Break

Tis the Season For Spring Break

It’s that time of year again, Spring Break!!  With the beginning of Spring on March 20th, our Facebook fans shared  how they celebrate the first day of Spring. One fan said that their family has a “1st day of Spring” egg hunt! How fun!! Another said they put out the patio furniture and set up the trampoline. Both are great ways to be with family and enjoy the outdoors! As we are coming out of …

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American Academy of Pediatrics Support the Ban on Tanning

American Academy of Pediatrics Support the Ban on Tanning

In a policy statement released on ultraviolet radiation, published in the March issue of Pediatrics the American Academy of Pediatrics are rallying for all pediatricians to “support and advocate for legislation to ban access to tanning salons for children younger than 18 years.”   They are supported by the World Health Organization and the American Medical Association. Why is tanning for minors so bad?   There is a 74% higher risk of melanoma for people who …

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