LOS ANGELES, May 26, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Skin cancer is a national epidemic and on the rise with a record 2 million
See video from Neutrogena at: http://inr.synapticdigital.com/neutrogena/chooseskinhealth/
The one-minute PSA video features three actresses who share a personal passion for this cause, providing education on the dangers of sun exposure and urges everyone to practice safe sun habits.
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"Everyone should learn about sun safety. We should limit our exposure to the sun and never use tanning beds. In addition, using sunscreen when we know we will be exposed to the sun should be as automatic as putting a seatbelt on when you get into a car," said Dr. Jeffrey Dover, MD, FRCPC, Immediate Past-President of ASDS. "The other key component is skin screening. We are proud that our members are providing free skin cancer screenings across the country, and we encourage people to download the Skin Cancer Self Examination Kit on the campaign Web site, www.chooseskinhealth.com."
For more information on the Choose Skin Health™ education campaign, including to view and share the PSA video, download the Skin Cancer Self Examination Kit or to find a local free skin cancer screening, visit: www.chooseskinhealth.com.
With more than 5,000 members, ASDS, founded in 1970, is the largest specialty organization in the world exclusively representing dermasurgeons, board-certified physicians who are specifically trained to treat the health, function and appearance of the skin and soft tissue, with both medically necessary and cosmetic procedures, using both surgical and non-surgical methods. For more information on cosmetic skin procedures and referrals to ASDS members in your state, please visit www.asds.net.
A worldwide leader in premium, dermatologist-recommended skin, hair and cosmetics products, Neutrogena Corporation has been providing consumers with health and beauty improvements for over 40 years. The Company manufactures and markets a line of premium-priced skin and hair care products that are distributed in more than 70 countries. Headquartered in Los Angeles, Neutrogena is a subsidiary of Johnson & Johnson, the world's most comprehensive and broadly based health care products company.
SOURCE Synaptic Digital; Neutrogena
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