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Running For Cover: News & Updates


04-29-2014

We have been following Michelle Roy, PA-C, MHS for months now as she’s trained for the 118th Boston Marathon on April 21. Well, blog readers, we’re happy to report she finished both her fundraising and foot racing with flying colors. At press time, $27,406 was raised for Team Running for Cover (exceeding the $20,000 goal). The money will benefit the Melanoma Foundation of New England.


04-14-2014

The Boston Marathon is merely days away, and we are so proud!


03-31-2014

he last long run is in the books. Along with one of my teammates, I ran the Eastern States 20 miler on Sunday (March 30). It was initially looking like an epic day to run with 15mph steady winds, horizontal rains, and chilly temps, but as the race started the rains stopped and the winds turned to the northeast creating a sweet tail wind.


03-28-2014

The 118th Boston Marathon is less than a month away – set for April 21, 2014. Dermatology & Skin Health is excited to support their very own Physician Assistant, Michelle Roy, who will be running in this year's event as a member of team Running for Cover, a group of runners representing the Melanoma Foundation of New England.


03-25-2014

As part of Dermatology & Skin Health’s mission to raise money for the Melanoma Foundation of New England – which peaks with Physician Assistant Michelle Roy running in the 118th Annual Boston Marathon – Obagi Medical Products contributed to the cause by donating some of their products in an effort to promote awareness. Boldwerks interviewed Obagi’s Senior Product Manager, Brittany Reynolds, to discuss the company’s own mission in fighting this disease, and the importance in partnering with DSH.


03-06-2014

Did you know that a recent study revealed that the number of skin cancers due to tanning is higher than those cases of lung cancer due to smoking...

http://www.skincancer.org/news/tanning/international

Learn more about Michelle's run to raise awareness about melanoma! Please go to: www.crowdrise.com/michelleroy


02-20-2014

As a team member of Dermatology & Skin Health of Dover, it’s so satisfying when good things happen for a good cause. In this case, we’re happy to say that at press time, $23,348 has been raised for Team Running for Cover, http://dermskinhealth.com/running-for-cover, to help meet its $20,000 goal to benefit the Melanoma Foundation of New England. Yes! Team Running for Cover will be running the 118th Boston Marathon on April 21, and it will include the athletic strengths of one of our own.


02-14-2014

Winter vacation is almost here, and those beautiful tropical beaches are ready and waiting for us. They’re calling our names.

Did you know: One or more blistering sunburns during childhood or adolescence more than double a person chance of developing a melanoma later in life!

Remember to swing by our spa to pick up some Blue Lizard for your kiddos before heading away on vacation.

If you would like to donate to Michelle's cause, please go to: www.crowdrise.com/michelleroy


02-12-2014

On February 11th, our Physician Assistant Michelle Roy testified in front of the executive committee in favor of Bill 1351. This Bill was put forth by a melanoma survivor and local Representative from Rochester, David Miller. The Bill if passed would prevent children under the age of 18 from using tanning beds. Similar bills have been passed in many states including California and Vermont.


02-04-2014

Did you know: Each person with a first-degree relative diagnosed with melanoma has a 50-percent greater chance of developing the disease than people who do not have a family history of the disease.

If you are a survivor of Melanoma, please make sure you get the word out to your family members to get their skin checked.

 

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