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Aspirin Use Helps Reduce Risks of Melanoma

Aspirin Use Helps Reduce Risks of Melanoma

Aspirin inhibits enzymes that cause inflammation and pain. Such enzymes as COX-2 have been linked with the advancement of melanoma, the deadliest of skin cancers. The use of nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) such as aspirin decreases the risks of developing melanoma. However, a steady dosage should be used continually over a long period of time to obtain substantial results. A…

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Alcohol Increases Melanoma Risk

Alcohol Increases Melanoma Risk

Melanoma is the most dangerous form of skin cancer, causing 8,790 deaths in the United States every year as estimated by the Skin Cancer Foundation. It may not be the most common type of skin cancer, but it causes the most deaths, and is preventable if detected early. Exposure to UV rays, whether from the sun or a tanning bed is the…

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Getting Ready to Walk Down the Aisle? Look Your Best With These Treatments

Every bride wants to look her best when she says “I do.”  DC Derm Docs has just the treatments to make you look – and feel – beautiful on your big day.  Not the bride?   Remember, whether you’re the mother of the bride or a bridesmaid, when you walk down the aisle, all eyes will be on you! The revolutionary Vanquish technology will…

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Nasty Case of Allergic Dermatitis from Your Fitbit Force? DC Derm Docs Can Help

Millions of people are raving about the new wearable fitness devices that track steps and distance walked, calories burned, stairs climbed, and even hours spent sleeping.  The Fitbit Force, one such device, is a wristband that syncs to users’ computers, tablets and smartphones, making it easier than ever before to stay active and lose weight. For some Fitbit Force wearers’ the wristband…

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As Seen in Washingtonian Magazine: DC Derm Docs on the Hottest New Fat Reduction System

As Seen in Washingtonian Magazine: DC Derm Docs on the Hottest New Fat Reduction System

When diet and exercise just aren’t working to get rid of those last few pesky inches off your tummy or love handles, the Vanquish body contouring system is a perfect solution.  It’s fast, easy, less expensive than surgery, and non-invasive.  Many patients notice a visable difference after their first treatment. DC Derm Docs’ Dr. Dale Isaacson not only provides the revolutionary treatment…

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