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Nu Skin Enterprises Declares Quarterly Dividend of $0.115

PROVO, Utah, Aug. 7 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Nu Skin Enterprises, Inc. (NYSE: NUS ) today announced the board of directors has declared a quarterly dividend of $0.115 per share which will be paid on Sep. 16, 2009 to stockholders of record on Aug. 28, 2009. The Company ...

Dermatologists Shed Light on Common Pigmentation Problems and Solutions in Skin of Color

BOSTON, July 29 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- As we age, brown spots and splotchy skin are all too often a fact of life. But for people with darker skin, changes in pigmentation can occur without warning at any age and can be very difficult to treat. Fortunately, dermatologists can help people w...

Sunscreen on Your Feet? Doctors Urge Sunscreen Use and Exams to Prevent Skin Cancer on Feet

CHICAGO, July 28 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- When at the pool or lake we all lather up with sun screen to protect our skin from the harmful rays of the sun. But do we remember to apply sunscreen to our feet? Many don't realize skin cancer can occur on the feet from unprot...

Xoft Expands Cancer Treatment Platform With Launch of Skin Cancer Electronic Brachytherapy Trial at AAPM Meeting

ANAHEIM, Calif., July 27 /PRNewswire/ -- Xoft, Inc. today announced that it has expanded the treatment capabilities of the Axxent(R) Electronic Brachytherapy, eBx(TM), System with the launch of a multi-center skin cancer trial to further prove the safety and feasibility for the...

Moore Unique Skin Care Announces the Release of Eventone Glycolic Texturizer for Men and Women

HOUSTON, July 23 /PRNewswire/ -- Moore Unique Skin Care announces the introduction of the newly branded Eventone Glycolic Texturizer, formerly known as Toner Cream, to drugstores and retailers across the U.S., including select Walgreens, HEB and CVS stores. Eventone Glycolic Textur...

US Farms, Inc. Launches New Aloe Vera Skin Gel Product

SAN DIEGO, July 16 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- US Farms, Inc. (Pink Sheets: USFM), a diversified Farming, Nursery and Wellness company, is pleased to announced the company has launched a new Aloe Vera based skin care gel product called "US Farms Aloe Vera Gel". The product complements...

Nu Skin Chairman Recognized With 2009 International Award for Outstanding Business Performance

PROVO, Utah, July 14 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Nu Skin Enterprises' (NYSE: NUS ) founder and Chairman of the Board Blake Roney was honored yesterday with the International Stevie Award as the top chairman of the board by the 2009 International Business Awards. The International Busines...

National Council on Skin Cancer Prevention Encourages Americans to Obtain Vitamin D Through Diet and Supplements

WASHINGTON, July 14 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- To help the general public better understand the relationship between vitamin D and the sun, the National Council on Skin Cancer Prevention has issued a position statement on vitamin D, sun protection and skin cancer prevention. The Council recom...

Supergoop! Award-Winning SPF 30 Sunscreen & Skin Protection Lotion Featured On The Today Show

Supergoop! Featured On The Today Show (PRWEB) July 7, 2009 -- The TODAY Show's roving weather star, Al Roker, has packed up his Penske truck once again to hit the road for the annual "Lend a Hand" trip. In its eighth consecutive year, "Lend a Han...

Moles and melanoma -- researchers find genetic links to skin cancer

New research has shown why people with the greatest number of moles are at increased risk of the most dangerous form of skin cancer. The study, led by Professors Julia Newton Bishop and Tim Bishop of the Melanoma Genetics Consortium (GenoMEL) at the University of Leeds, looked at more than 10,00...

Nu Skin Enterprises to Announce Second Quarter 2009 Results

PROVO, Utah, July 2 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Nu Skin Enterprises, Inc. (NYSE: NUS ) today announced that it will release second-quarter financial results prior to the market opening on July 29, 2009. Truman Hunt, president and chief executive officer, will host a conference call with the...

Holistic Skin Contouring Treatment Now Offered by Renowned Surgeon - 'The Results Are Simply Amazing'

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif., June 30 /PRNewswire/ -- Dr. Andrew Ordon, co-host of the syndicated talk show The Doctors, is now offering the latest in thermage treatments, a non-invasive skin contouring procedure, at his state-of-the-art surgical facilities in Beverly Hills and Rancho Mirage. "The...

Study Finds Skin Cancer Rates Higher Among Athletes

With skin cancer rates on the increase, most individuals know the importance of applying sunscreen regularly, but in a recent literature study published in the July/August issue of Sports Health: A Multidisciplinary Approach , athletes may be even more at risk for developing the deadly disease. ...

Skin and Skin Structure Infections Are the Second Most Common Diagnoses for Which an Antibiotic Is Used in the Hospital Setting

Most of These Infections Are Treated Empirically While Just Under One-Third Are Documented Arlington Medical Resources Introduces a New Executive Dashboard for The Hospital Antibiotic Market Guide MALVERN, Pa., June 22 /PRNewswire/ -- Arlington Medical Resources (AMR), a provider of pre...

As the Summer 'Shower Season' Kicks Off, Suave(R) Skin Reminds Moms Everywhere to 'Shower Yourself Beautiful'

Suave(R) Skin Teams up with Celeb Mom Holly Robinson Peete to Encourage Moms to Shower Themselves with Small Indulgences ENGLEWOOD CLIFFS, N.J., June 15 /PRNewswire/ -- The month of April is known for its rain showers, but June hails as the start of a whole new "Shower Season." While expect...

New skin cancer patch: Possible alternative to surgery

TORONTOA new study shows that a radioactive skin patch can safely and successfully treat basal cell carcinoma, one of the most common types of skin cancers, according to researchers at the SNM's 56th Annual Meeting. The skin patch, which delivers the radioactive phosphorus-32, is nontoxic and coul...

BellaDerm(TM), a Unique Human Skin Tissue Implant for Facial and Body Contouring, is Introduced by MTF

EDISON, N.J., June 10 /PRNewswire/ -- BellaDerm, the first human dermal tissue graft offered specifically for facial and body contouring procedures, is being introduced today by MTF, the Musculoskeletal Transplant Foundation, the country's leading non-profit tissue bank. BellaDerm is a uniqu...

Nu Skin Enterprises Declares Quarterly Dividend of $0.115

PROVO, Utah, June 4 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Nu Skin Enterprises, Inc. (NYSE: NUS ) today announced the board of directors has declared a quarterly dividend of $0.115 per share, which will be paid on June 25, 2009, to stockholders of record on June 15, 2009. The Company For 25 years, N...

Prominent Farmington Hills Plastic Surgeon Suggests Methods to Repair Skin Damaged by Sun Exposure

FARMINGTON HILLS, Mich., June 1 /PRNewswire/ -- Skin damaged by the sun can be repaired with a combination of laser treatments and skin care products, a prominent Farmington Hills plastic surgeon advises. Dr. Michelle Hardaway, owner of the Aesthetic Plastic Surgery and Laser Center, said wit...

Prospective Evaluation Finds High Levels of Satisfaction with ConvaTec Moldable Skin Barrier

Results Published in May Issue of Ostomy Wound Management(1) SKILLMAN, N.J., May 28 /PRNewswire/ -- Enterostomal therapy nurses and people living with an ostomy reported very high levels of satisfaction with a new moldable skin barrier pioneered by ConvaTec Ostomy Care, according to results ...

Molecule in Skin May Link Eczema and Asthma

Finding in mice might explain progression from skin to breathing condition TUESDAY, May 19 (HealthDay News) -- A substance secreted by eczema-damaged skin might trigger asthma in children, U.S. researchers suggest. The theory comes from a study of mice with an eczema-like condition...

Garth Fisher, M.D., F.A.C.S., World Renowned Plastic Surgeon and Co-Founder Of CellCeuticals(R) Biomedical Skin Treatments Revealed On E!'s Keeping Up With The Kardashians as the Surgeon Behind Bruce Jenner's New Face

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif., May 18 /PRNewswire/ -- After teasing viewers with the news that a member of the Kardashian family will undergo plastic surgery this season, the latest episode of E!'s hit reality show Keeping up with the Kardashians has revealed the secrets behind former Olympian and Karda...

MTF, Largest Tissue Bank, Provides Skin for Victims of Santa Barbara Wildfires

SHERMAN OAKS, Calif., May 14 /PRNewswire/ -- Ventura County firefighters who were overtaken by flames and seriously injured while battling brushfires in Santa Barbara are being treated at the Grossman Burn Center with skin donated by the largest non-profit tissue bank in the country, the Musculosk...

Introducing COPPERTONE(R) NutraShield(R) With Dual Defense(R), New Sunscreen Line With Antioxidants To Help Promote Natural Skin Repair

COPPERTONE Continues Legacy of Innovation with New Research on Antioxidant-Enhanced Suncare KENILWORTH, N.J., May 14 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- In time for warmer weather, Schering-Plough (NYSE: SGP ), introduces COPPERTONE (R) , NutraShield (R) with Dual Defense (R) , a new line of sunscre...

The National Council on Skin Cancer Prevention Encourages Everyone to Protect Your Skin Today and Every Day

The Friday Before Memorial Day Is Declared "Don't Fry Day" to Encourage Sun Safety Awareness SCHAUMBURG, Ill., May 13 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- As millions of Americans prepare to enjoy the great outdoors Memorial Day weekend, the National Council on Skin Cancer Prevention reminds everyone...

triniti(TM) Skin Treatment to be Featured in Keeping Up with The Kardashians Episode

Kris Jenner receives non-surgical treatment by Syneron(TM) IRVINE, Calif., May 11 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Kris Jenner, entrepreneur, talent manager, socialite, celebrity and co-star of the E! show Keeping up with the Kardashians , will receive the triniti(TM) skin treatment ( http://www....

Over 3,000 Skin Cancer Patients Treated with the TOPEX System.............

DANBURY, Conn., May 11 /PR Newswire/ -- May is National Skin Cancer Awareness month. TOPEX, Inc . located in Danbury, CT is helping to fight this disease with a low energy or superficial x-ray therapy system designed specifically to treat skin cancer as an alternative to surgery. Since first int...

Study Finds That Patients With Excessive Sweating Condition Are More Likely to Develop Skin Infections

Appropriate treatment of the condition may decrease potential risk SCHAUMBURG, Ill., May 7 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- People with the excessive sweating condition known as hyperhidrosis already have to deal with a number of life-inhibiting social issues. Sweaty palms or unsightly underarm sta...

South Carolina Dermatologists Win Tennis Fans' Attention With Free Skin Cancer Checks and Sun Safety Tips

Physicians catch high percentage of skin cancers at Women's Dermatologic Society outreach at Family Circle Cup CHARLESTON, S.C., May 6 /PRNewswire/ -- As champions of sun safety and skin health, South Carolina physicians representing the Women's Dermatologic Society (WDS) provided free skin...

Early Detection of Melanoma Plus Regular Skin Exams is Vital For Beating Disease

Dermatologists Offer Advice for Reaching Five-Year Survival Mark SCHAUMBURG, Ill., May 4 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- On television's popular " Grey's Anatomy ," Dr. Izzie Stevens faces a grim diagnosis: stage IV metastatic melanoma . As the drama unfolds, viewers get a glimpse at why pati...

Dermatologists Encourage People to Screen the One You Love for Skin Cancer

American Academy of Dermatology introduces new "E" tool for detecting melanoma SCHAUMBURG, Ill., May 4 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Treating moms and dads to brunch or backyard barbeques is a great way to honor them on Mother's Day and Father's Day, but the American Academy of Dermatology ...

Consumer Alert: Dermatologists Warn Skin Cancer is an Equal-Opportunity Health Threat

Young women, Hispanics and African-Americans are at a greater risk than they might think SCHAUMBURG, Ill., May 4 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- According to current estimates, more than 1 million cases of skin cancer will be diagnosed in the United States this year. While historically tho...

AVEENO(R) Announces Kick-Off of The Skin Cancer Foundation's 2nd Annual 'Road to Healthy Skin' Tour Presented by AVEENO(R) and Rite Aid

Nationwide Tour Offers Free Skin Cancer Screenings And Education about Skin Cancer Prevention SKILLMAN, N.J., May 4 /PRNewswire/ -- AVEENO(R), a brand of Johnson & Johnson Consumer Companies, Inc., announces its second year of sponsorship of The Skin Cancer Foundation's "Road to He...

'Choose Skin Health' Initiative Kicks Off Second Year

NEUTROGENA(R) and the American Academy of Dermatology Encourage Americans to Seek a Free Skin Cancer Screening this May, June and July LOS ANGELES, May 4 /PRNewswire/ -- NEUTROGENA(R) and the American Academy of Dermatology (AAD) have once again teamed up on a campaign to educate and empowe...

Incisive Surgical to Launch Next Generation More User-Friendly Absorbable Skin Stapler at American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists

Important New Surgical Site Infection Study Presented Issuance Of Notice of Allowance of Key Stapler Patent MINNEAPOLIS, May 4 /PRNewswire/ -- Incisive Surgical, Inc. today announced that it will launch a significantly more user-friendly next generation version of its INSORB Absorbable ...

Zatik Organic Beauty Care Lunch Seaweed-Herbal Wrinkle Reduction and Natural Skin Whitening Products

Zatik announces two new products Seaweed Wrinkle Cream enriched with certified organic herbal and fruit extracts and Brightening Cream for facial healing and whitening activation. Products are made without harsh chemical interference. Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) May 1, 2009...

Play the Winning Hand - Watching Your Fortunes Grow in Skin Care

Looking at Hot Topics in Skin Care at the 15th SPSSCS Annual Meeting New York, NY (Vocus) April 29, 2009 -- The Society of Plastic Surgical Skin Care Specialists (SPSSCS) celebrates its 15th Annual Meeting - Play the Winning Hand: Watching Your Fortunes Grow in Skin Car...

Topical cream studied as way to treat skin cancer without the knife

ST. LOUIS In a case study of a type of melanoma skin cancer typically found on chronically sun-exposed skin, Saint Louis University researchers found that imiquimod, a topical cream, produced good results for patients when used together with surgery to treat the cancer, potentially helping doctor...

Post-marketing Study of Smartlipo Procedure by Juva Skin Reveals Significant Skin Tightening

Cosmetic patients seeking out the best Smartlipo should be encouraged by a recent study of Smartlipo MPX. The study showed significant improvements in skin tightening and new collagen markers in patients who participated. (PRWEB) April 28, 2009 -- A cosmetic patient st...

Cosmetic Bootcamp Inaugurates Its First Skin of Color Symposium

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla., April 23 /PRNewswire/ -- The Cosmetic Bootcamp LLC announces its first skin of color symposium at its June meeting in Aspen, Colorado. Leading skin care experts from dermatology and plastic surgery will present the latest information. Sponsorship of this event was made possi...
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