6 Ways to Keep Little Ones Safe in the Heat

Now that summer’s finally here, you’re probably planning plenty of trips to the beach, park, playground or pool. But I warn all my patients about the dangers of extreme heat. In fact, it doesn’t even need to be scorching outside to take precaution. The best things to keep in mind involve protection against the sun’s [...]

By | 2017-06-26T21:14:47+00:00 May 30th, 2017|Pediatric Wellness|

A Disturbing Skin Cancer Trend and My Top 5 Sun Safety Tips

Sunlight is a vital part of life. It boosts energy and mood, helps regulate sleep and provides a healthy dose of essential vitamin D. But too much sun exposure causes premature aging of the skin and an increased risk of skin cancer.A disturbing fact is that over the last 3 decades, as skin cancer awareness [...]

By | 2016-08-08T23:56:19+00:00 April 9th, 2014|Skin|

Summer safety… Sunscreen confusion

We all try to be diligent with good sun protection, but the US still lags behind Europe in establishing good sunscreen safety standards. According to the Environmental Working Group (www.ewg.org), the US remains "stuck in the stone age of sun protection." Many of the sunscreens on the market contain toxins or ingredients that don't effectively [...]

By | 2016-09-13T10:09:16+00:00 June 14th, 2012|Skin|