Weekly Roundup: November 22-26

ICYMI, some of this week’s featured content includes an exclusive interview the science behind JAK inhibitors, and articles on the financial burden of wound care, the Procter and Gamble voluntary recall, and more.

POLL: Do you have a vaccine mandate at your practice?

The Burden of Wound Care

A study investigated the clinical and economic burdens of wound care in the Tropics during a 5-year institutional review.

Wound Care and Healing for Neonates

A study published in the Advances in Skin & Wound Care Journal examined wound care information to help educate about care for the specific physiology of newborns.

Preventive Skin Care Takes Center Stage in Winter

Dropping temperatures and dry air can wreak havoc on anyone's skin, but especially the delicate skin of an infant. Prevention is the best tactic to keep skin healthy.

Study: Physicians usually wrong when estimating patients’ out-of-pocket drug costs

Less than a quarter of physicians could accurately estimate out-of-pocket drug costs.

Advances in Skin Cancer Diagnosis and Education

In this video interview we sit down with John Dobak, MD, and Laura Ferris, MD, PhD, to talk about DermTech, the TRUST study, and more.

An Overview of Vitiligo

Expert dermatologists Seemal Desai, MD, FAAD, and William Damsky, MD, PhD, provide an overview of vitiligo, as an autoimmune disorder, and its prevalence.

Understanding the Psychosocial Impact of Vitiligo

Shared insight on the psychological and social impact of vitiligo, along with practical advice on how to communicate with and support patients.

Experts Discuss How to Know if Your Practice’s Retirement Plan at Risk

In this video interview, David Mandell, JD, MB, and Adam Braunscheidel, discuss why physician practices often have difficulties with retirement planning.

Pointers With Dr Portela: Clear Start Acne Kit Review

In this week’s Pointers with Dr Portela, the 208SkinDoc reviews the Clear Start Acne kit and takes a deep dive on the ingredients in the products.

International Consensus Recommend Acne Scar Treatments

Twenty four international plastic surgeons and dermatologists came together to provide a consensus on the treatment of acne scars.

Procter & Gamble Issue Voluntary Recall of Certain Old Spice, Secret Products

Procter & Gamble have issued a voluntary recall of specific Old Spice and Secret brand aerosol antiperspirants and Old Spice Below Deck aerosol spray due to benzene detection.

Adolescents and Sun: Are They Protected?

Skin cancer is on the rise. Knowing what teenagers and adolescents understand about protecting skin from the sun and how well they’re using that information can be important to changing that trend.

Healthcare equity scorecard finds system failing people of color

Racial and ethnic inequities persist in all 50 states.

JAK Inhibitors: Drilling Down the Details

In this exclusive video interview, James Del Rosso, DO, gets into the details of JAK inhibitors, explaining how they work and cutting through the hype around the treatments.

Study: Consistent Skin Care Helps Dry Skin

Research aimed to understand how using daily skin care such as a mild cleanser and moisturizer impacts skin health.

Is Lipid Organization the Key Issue in Xerosis?

The International Journal of Cosmetic Science dove into lipid organization in xerosis to help characterize the disease from surface to molecular scale.