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AADA opposes repeal of indoor tanning tax in Senate health care bill

June 29, 2017
The American Academy of Dermatology Association has issued a statement from its president opposing the repeal of the tax on indoor tanning services…

In the Journals

ICOPLAST offers guidance, voice for plastic surgeons

June 15, 2017
A recent publication described the International Confederation of Plastic Surgery, or ICOPLAST, which is a confederation of several national plastic…

In the Journals

Photographic nasal analysis key teaching tool for otolaryngology residents

June 5, 2017
Otolaryngology residents who underwent a brief intervention that included observing nasal photographs demonstrated significant improvement in nasal…

In the Journals

Bullying may lead to poor psychological function, desire for cosmetic surgery

June 2, 2017
Adolescents victims of bullying were more likely to report poor psychological function and desire cosmetic surgery, according to recent findings. The…

Meeting News

ASAPS to celebrate 50 years of aesthetics at annual meeting

April 19, 2017
The American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery will celebrate its 50th anniversary at its annual meeting April 28-May 2 in San Diego. Surgical…

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VIDEO: Amy J. McMichael MD, FAAD, discusses Skin of Color Society

March 30, 2017
ORLANDO, Fla. — In a video perspective from the American Academy of Dermatology Annual Meeting, Amy J. McMichael, MD, FAAD, discusses…

In the Journals

eFace shows reliability in assessing facial paralysis

March 29, 2017
The Electronic Facial Paralysis Assessment, or eFACE, tool was associated with high inter-observer and intra-observer reliability in evaluating…

In the Journals

Female plastic surgery patients had either no gender preference, preferred woman surgeon

December 9, 2016
A significant percentage of female patients had no preference as to the gender of their potential plastic surgeon, but patients with a preference…

In the Journals

Social media offers platform to promote plastic surgery education to the public

December 5, 2016
Social media platforms, such as Twitter, can provide unique opportunities for plastic surgeons to engage with the academic community and educate the…

Meeting News Coverage

Fredric S. Brandt, MD, fellowship grants awarded

November 16, 2016
The American Society of Dermatologic Surgery announced two 2016 grant recipients of the Fredric S. Brandt, MD, Innovations in Aesthetics Fellowship…

AMA presents Duffy with lifetime achievement award

November 15, 2016
The AMA presented the Medical Executive Lifetime Achievement Award to Stephen C. Duffy, former executive vice president and CEO of the American…

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VIDEO: Female plastic surgeons as leaders in the field

September 28, 2016
LOS ANGELES — B. Aviva Preminger, MD, discusses her interest and involvement in seeing female plastic surgeons become more involved in the…

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VIDEO: Young Plastic Surgeon Steering Committee hosts successful initiatives

September 27, 2016
LOS ANGELES — B. Aviva Preminger, MD, discusses the Young Plastic Surgeon Steering Committee and some of its initiative projects that were…

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Analysis shows increase in published female plastic surgeons

September 23, 2016
LOS ANGELES — There was a moderate increase in the number of female plastic surgery attending physicians and residents who published studies in…

"Post-Party Recovery" Just Might be the Newest Medical Specialty

December 17, 2015
One overindulgence that has always resisted a fast fix is too much alcohol. While hangover remedies are legion, none seemed to really make the pain…

'Twas the Night Before Christmas. . . in the Hospital

December 17, 2015
Hospitals don’t close on the holidays, and for those who are stuck there—patients, their visiting family and friends, doctors and…

Physician Burnout is Epidemic. For Many Doctors, Locum Tenens is the Cure

December 14, 2015
Combatting Stress

Locum Tenens: A New (Old) Way to Earn Extra Money in Medicine

December 14, 2015
“There was a time when locum tenens were primarily late-career or retired physicians. No longer,” says Melissa Byington, President of…

Doctors are as Reliable as Santa Claus (or Vice Versa)

December 8, 2015
A team of Danish researchers decided to undertake a Christmas study to find out what people thought of doctors, and—wait for it--how that…

Crossing Over to Luxury

December 8, 2015
Small Crossover Utility Vehicles (CUVs) like the Honda CRV, Toyota RAV4, and Ford Escape have been increasing in popularity for years, but until…

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