MEN’S HEALTH MONTH: A Focus on Skin Cancer Awareness

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Men’s Health Month is June Summer is here, and for many of us in the Northern Nevada area, it means participating in a variety of great outdoor activities. Whether you will be hiking, biking, or headed to the beach, you will be enjoying the fun in the sun after our long winter. June is Men’s

ASK THE DOCTOR: Questions on Skin Cancer Awareness with Adam Wallach, M.D.

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May is Skin Cancer Awareness Month. It serves as an occasion to raise awareness on the most prevalent cancer in the United States as more than five million skin cancer cases are identified every year. The Skin Cancer & Dermatology Institute values knowledge as a source of empowerment when it comes to skin health. Dr. Adam Wallach, board-certified

Skin SOS: Addressing Pre-Teen Skin Care Concerns

As children transition into their pre-teen years, they experience many physical and emotional changes. Some of these changes will affect their skin in different ways. Skin Cancer & Dermatology Institute offers guidance on navigating pre-teen skin care concerns, ensuring your child’s skin remains healthy during this transitional phase. This includes cultivating a proactive skin care

Promoting Sun Safe Habits through Sun Smart Nevada

Created by the Nevada Cancer Coalition, Sun Smart Nevada was designed to raise awareness, and encourage Nevadans to adopt sun-safe habits. Resources provided by the Sun Smart Nevada program include tips for preventing exposure to UV radiation along with educating the community about regular skin checks. Launched in 2015, Sun Smart Nevada has installed over

The Differences Between Adult and Teen Acne and Treatment Options

Many things come to mind when we think about the experience we may have with acne breakouts, and for some of us feel stronger about it. Acne is a skin condition that can affect anybody at any age. According to the American Academy of Dermatology acne is the most common skin condition in the United

Meet Dr. Zumwalt

“It’s a great day at work when…. you can provide a patient a 98-99% cure rate of their skin cancer and perform their reconstruction within a few hours.” We are excited to welcome Fellowship-Trained Mohs Surgeon and Board-Certified Dermatologist, Michael Zumwalt, MD. Dr. Zumwalt studied medicine and completed his Dermatology residency at Loma Linda University.

Ten Sun Safety Tips Every Parent Should Follow

Brandie Oros, MSN, APRN, FNP-BC, talks to us about the sun safety habits that we can start early on with our families to help prevent skin cancer. The Skin Cancer Foundation stresses that daily protection from the sun is very important in addition to protection on the big sun days such as a beach day