Archive for Expert Rx

The Importance of SKIN CHECKS (Video)

May 31, 2011 No Comments

Today, on the last day of Skin Cancer Awareness Month, Coolibar would like to remind you to GET A SKIN CHECK! Dermatologist Dr. Jaime Davis of Uptown Dermatology in Minneapolis, MN discusses the importance of skin checks and looking for the ABCD’s of Melanoma. Skin Cancer is treatable when caught early so, check your skin.

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Skin Cancer Awareness Month

Apr 13, 2011 6 Comments

Did you know that May is Skin Cancer Awareness Month?
May has been declared Skin Cancer Awareness Month by the Centers for Disease Control. With more than 3.5 million skin cancers diagnosed annually in over two million people in the United States, we need to become SunAWARE.
Here are a few ideas for you to be AWARE of Skin Cancer this month.

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Sunscreens (Video)

Mar 22, 2011 No Comments

Dermatologist Dr. Davis of Uptown Dermatology in Minneapolis, talks about how to choose a sunscreen.

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School Sun Hat Program (Video)

Feb 08, 2011 No Comments

Dermatologist Dr. Jaime Davis of Uptown Dermatology talks about the Coolibar School Sun Hat Program (which provides sun hats to children at a discounted rate) and why it’s important to start sun safe habits early.

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Vitamin D and Sunshine (Video)

Nov 02, 2010 No Comments

Dermatologist Dr. Jaime Davis of Uptown Dermatology talks about the need for vitamin D and the best ways to obtain sufficient levels. Ultraviolet light is not the safest way to get your vitamin D.

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Is there a Safe Tan? (Video)

Aug 04, 2010 2 Comments

Dermatologist Dr. Jaime Davis of Uptown Dermatology in Minneapolis, MN shares her expert opinion on the subject of tanning. She says the first thing you need to know about tanning is that “There is No Safe Tan!” Tanning is your skin’s mechanism for protecting itself from unsafe ultraviolet light.

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Tennis Anyone?

Jul 06, 2010 No Comments

Tennis players spend countless hours in the sun, exposed to harmful UV. Some of the best players on the court have dedicated themselves to promoting skin cancer awareness, including tennis pro Andy Caress. He started the Mela-KNOW-More Foundation to alert the world of the seriousness of melanoma. So, grab your racquet, hat, UV T-shirt and sunscreen and hit the court! Protect yourself from the sun so you can concentrate on your game!

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