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Gretchen Frieling, MD
Physician burnout is a serious concern in the medical community, and finding a separation between work and play can be hard for many dermatologists. Gretchen Frieling, MD, offers a few tips for maintaining a healthy work-life balance.
Peter Sonnenreich, Mary Anne Dunkin
Without approved treatment options for molluscum contagiosum, doctors have differing opinions on how and even whether to treat. Recent interviews with dermatologists and pediatricians offer insight into the treatments that these two specialties use and the characteristics of treatments they hope to have in the future.
Justin Creel, MD, Blake Boudreaux, MS-IV, Haley Harrington, MS-III
Early detection of melanoma could reduce years of life lost per death and improve patient outcomes. The authors compare the advantages and limitations of two methods, reflectance confocal microscopy and noninvasive genomic analysis, as alternatives to the traditional biopsy.
Amit Om, MD
Patients are searching on YouTube for health care information at an increasing rate. Unfortunately, the majority of uploaded videos are not by health care professionals, which may lead to misinformation about isotretinoin for the treatment of acne.
Oluwatobi A. Ogbechie-Godec, MD, MBA, Hao Feng, MD, MHS
Dermatology faces a potentially serious problem regarding patient access to adequate care. The following five suggestions are practical opportunities to improve the ever-growing backlog of patients in need of dermatologic care.
Barak C. Clement, DO, Kent S. Handfield, MD, FAAD
Pseudoatrophoderma colli (PADC) is rarely reported in the literature. Herein, the authors report the case of a man presenting with PADC and his subsequent treatment with minocycline. 
Peter Sonnenreich, Mary Anne Dunkin
From immunomodulators to duct tape, dermatologists and podiatrists reveal their preferred–and desired–treatments for warts. 
Melissa Weiss, Associate Editor
Physician assistants from all over the country came to Scottsdale, AZ, for the Society of Dermatology Physician Assistants (SDPA) 17th Annual Fall Dermatology Conference. The conference, held from November 20 through November 24, included presentations on pearls for performing cosmetic procedures, workshops for improving surgical techniques, and updates in various fields.
Theraplex has introduced its newest product, Anti-Itch Moisturizing Cream (AIM). AIM provides relief of itchy rashes associated with flares of eczema through a three-pronged approach of enhanced moisturization, decreased inflammation, and balanced skin flora.
Sourab Choudhury, DO
Advancements in research have improved traditional treatments and offered dynamic innovations that allow dermatologists to treat hyperhidrosis more effectively. 
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